Book Reviews

age 7+
 
Timeless classic about Toad's adventures and his friends.
By Kenneth Grahame
(1969)
age 13+
 
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
age 5+
 
Funny, silly pig story great for early readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2005)
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age 7+
 
Gentle, much-loved classic delights all ages.
By E.B. White
(1952)
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age 4+
 
Barnyard talent keeps kids and adults laughing.
By Doreen Cronin
(2006)
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age 4+
 
Underwater fantasy world revealed in magical watercolors.
By David Wiesner
(2006)
age 8+
 
Engaging story is great for reluctant readers.
By Cressida Cowell
(2004)
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age 3+
 
Sweet, nostalgic friendship tale with a truly classic look.
By Loren Long
(2009)
age 12+
 
Man vs. marlin story a challenging, introspective read.
By Ernest Hemingway
(2011)
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age 16+
 
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
(2001)
age 12+
 
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)
age 7+
 
Funny, clever dog-next-door mystery good for early readers.
By Doreen Cronin
(2012)
age 5+
 
Lively cooking story whipped together with fun food info.
By Tyler Florence
(2012)
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age 2+
 
Funny things happen with a sheep behind the wheel.
By Nancy Shaw
(1988)
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age 2+
 
Clever color book expands idea of green in nature, at home.
By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
(2012)
age 3+
 
Two tentacled best friends in four fun short stories.
By Tao Nyeu
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Luminous story of pregnant teen's summer in Spain.
By Beth Kephart
(2012)
age 3+
 
A good-humored identity crisis makes this one a royal hoot.
By Ian Falconer
(2012)
age 5+
 
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
By Emma Thompson
(2012)

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