Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
age 4+
 
Yankee MVP's tale is all about positive attitude.
By Alex Rodriguez
(2007)
age 9+
 
For those ready to learn the truth about Santa.
By Harold Myra
(1997)
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age 4+
 
Kids will accept that a dinosaur plays baseball.
By William Joyce
(1999)
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age 9+
 
Engaging story about a pitching prodigy.
By Mike Lupica
(2006)
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age 4+
 
Great pics elevate poems for sports lovers.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2007)
age 12+
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
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age 4+
 
Award winner is perfect for holiday gift-giving.
By Roni Schotter
(2008)
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age 9+
 
Clunky but taut story of Little League steroids.
By Tim Green
(2009)
age 5+
 
Daughter's memory of her bigger-than-life, courageous dad.
By Sharon Robinson
(2009)
age 12+
 
Wry, warm sports story will hook both boys and girls.
By Ron Koertge
(2011)
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age 10+
 
Tween baseball book provides tips for sports and friendship.
By Tim Green
(2011)
age 10+
 
Action-packed skate adventure good for reluctant readers.
By M. Zachary Sherman
(2011)
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age 6+
 
Boy learns to appreciate his heritage in universal story.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2011)
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age 5+
 
Fun Valentine story stresses self-esteem, friendship.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2011)
age 16+
 
Sharp critique of gamer culture told as sci-fi story.
By Douglas Rushkoff
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Powerful, perhaps too-intense tale of sports bullying.
By Joshua C. Cohen
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
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age 3+
 
Cute advice on how not to get scared on Halloween night.
By Susan Hood
(2012)
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age 5+
 
Punny, spooky look at moms all wrapped up in their jobs.
By Joan Horton
(2012)

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