Book Reviews

Dragon Bones: The Unwanteds Quests, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Magical twin girls shine in this slow-starting story.
By Lisa McMann
(2018)
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Click, Clack, Moo I Love You Book Poster Image
age 4+
Joyous, inclusive tale of Valentine's Day on the farm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2017)
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Bad Kitty Camp Daze Book Poster Image
age 7+
Silly identity mix-up reveals sweet lesson on getting along.
By Nick Bruel
(2018)
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Escape from Aleppo Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gripping, moving tale of Syrian teen fleeing war-torn city.
By N. H. Senzai
(2018)
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Windows Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Artful glimpse of boy's walk in his neighborhood at dusk.
By Julia Denos
(2017)
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Big Cat, Little Cat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Strikingly designed tale of cat-kitten friendship.
By Elisha Cooper
(2017)
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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fab art and cool new world as time periods collide.
By Armand Baltazar
(2017)
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The Caldera: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slow start builds to exciting with pirates and a volcano.
By John Flanagan
(2017)
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Jane, Unlimited Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.
By Kristin Cashore
(2017)
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Sun Warrior:  Tales of a New World, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing, heftier second installment focuses on characters.
By P.C. Cast
(2017)
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The Book of Dust, Book 1: La Belle Sauvage Book Poster Image
age 14+
Nail-biting start to trilogy in His Dark Materials world.
By Philip Pullman
(2017)
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A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White Book Poster Image
age 5+
Gentle bio of "Charlotte's Web" author is full of charm.
By Barbara Herkert
(2017)
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The Nutcracker in Harlem Book Poster Image
age 4+
Nutcracker and girl are drummers in jazzy holiday update.
By T. E. McMorrow
(2017)
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The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse Book Poster Image
age 4+
Quirky and drily witty tale of animals swallowed by wolf.
By Mac Barnett
(2017)
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Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes: Frazzled, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
More middle school anxiety in funny graphic novel.
By Booki Vivat
(2017)
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Shadowhouse Fall: The Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Compelling fantasy gets into race issues of spirits, police.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2017)
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Hello Goodbye Dog Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warm story of girl and her exuberant therapy dog.
By Maria Gianferrari
(2017)
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Here Comes Teacher Cat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Funny sub teacher tale shows classroom routines in fun way.
By Deborah Underwood
(2017)
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Hunted Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong hunter-girl Beauty takes on Beast in this retelling.
By Meagan Spooner
(2017)
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CatStronauts: Mission Moon -- CatStronauts, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Successful launch of fun series starring heroic space cats.
By Drew Brockington
(2017)
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