Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
A bear cub learns about seasons in artful, charming story.
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By Carin Berger
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Romantic fantasy has strong writing, weak heroine.
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By Melinda Salisbury
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
A fresh and funny take on new baby in the house.
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By Ame Dyckman
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Charming early stories from master of fantasy.
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By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Absorbing prequel from the evil queen's perspective.
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By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Charmingly illustrated book reassures kids they're loved.
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By Christa Pierce
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Deaf teen learns scary truths in suspenseful thriller.
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By Nick Lake
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action and surprises in best series installment so far.
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By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
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By Mo Willems
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Gentle adventure about going wherever the wind takes you.
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By Philip C. Stead
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
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By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Skippyjon faces fear of fairy tales in warm, funny outing.
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By Judy Schachner
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Dark, unsettling story of pet endangered by children.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Harrowing but uplifting story of orphan saved by dogs.
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By Bobbie Pyron
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
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By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
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By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Reassuring tale soothes fears, promotes sharing feelings.
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By LeVar Burton, Susan Schaefer Bernardo
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
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By Molly Idle
(2014)

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