Book Reviews

Red Is Best Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Delightful, sweet story celebrates independence.
By Kathy Stinson
(2011)
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Gossie Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Unassuming tale offers Zen-like approach to frustration.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2002)
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So Many Sounds Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Fun exploration of everyday noises all around us.
By Tim McCanna
(2017)
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Cerca / Close Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Engaging, simple bilingual book shows what "close" means.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2019)
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Corduroy Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Sweet, heartwarming picture-book classic.
By Don Freeman
(1968)
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Happy to Be Nappy Book Poster Image
age 2+
Lighthearted tribute to Black girls' hair.
By bell hooks
(1999)
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Antiracist Baby Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Meaningful how-to for raising equity-conscious kids.
By Ibram X. Kendi
(2020)
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Chloe Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Charming story of bunny who gets sibs to play, not watch TV.
By Peter McCarty
(2012)
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Llama Llama Time to Share Book Poster Image
age 3+
Llama learns to share his toys in zippy read-aloud.
By Anna Dewdney
(2012)
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Flora and the Flamingo Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl makes a feathered friend in whimsical, wordless outing.
By Molly Idle
(2013)
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The Little Engine That Could Book Poster Image
age 3+
Charming, encouraging picture book engages and inspires.
By Watty Piper
(1930)
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Llama Llama and the Bully Goat Book Poster Image
age 3+
School bully tale great for showing kids how to respond.
By Anna Dewdney
(2013)
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Ladybug Girl Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Sweet story and pictures celebrate unstructured play.
By Jacky Davis
(2008)
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Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun sequel shows compromise beats conflict at playground.
By Jacky Davis
(2009)
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Ladybug Girl and Bingo Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
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Ladybug Girl at the Beach Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun adventure lets Lulu face fears at her own pace.
By Jacky Davis
(2010)
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Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
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Extraordinary Jane Book Poster Image
age 3+
Dog gains self-acceptance in visually stunning circus story.
By Hannah E. Harrison
(2014)
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Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging classic makes work delightful.
By Richard Scarry
(1968)
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The Midnight Library Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little-girl librarian helps animal friends in sweet story.
By Kazuno Kohara
(2014)
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