Book Reviews

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age 3+
 
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
age 3+
 
Bunny sees victory in finding eggs herself in sweet tale.
By Michael B. Kaplan
(2015)
age 6+
 
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Sweet bilingual tale of Latino Christmas Eve traditions.
By Roseanne Greenfield Thong
(2014)
age 4+
 
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
age 3+
 
Cat learns how to make the Nice list in funny holiday tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2014)
age 8+
 
Dickens perennial gets goofy "Adventure Time" treatment.
By Max Brallier
(2014)
age 12+
 
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)
age 4+
 
Young witch falls for human candy in cute Halloween tale.
By Alison McGhee
(2014)
age 3+
 
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
By Jacky Davis
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Funny, moving memoir should appeal to younger comics fans.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Exciting take on a forgotten Asian-American superhero.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2014)
age 12+
 
Dense, complex map tale a treat for seasoned fantasy fans.
By S. E. Grove
(2014)
age 2+
 
Few words help kids focus on many details and story lines.
By Rotraut Susanne Berner
(2008)
age 6+
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)
age 12+
 
Rousing finish to historical fairy-fantasy trilogy.
By Sarah Zettel
(2014)
age 13+
 
Thrilling, swoon-worthy romantic finale to popular series.
By Kiera Cass
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Gripping historical adventure aboard a gigantic train.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2014)
age 3+
 
Cat longs to be Easter Bunny in funny, spare story.
By Deborah Underwood
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Girl learns meaning of Valentine's Day in funny fox tale.
By Emma Dodd
(2013)

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