Book Reviews

age 4+
Terrier adapts to new Paris home in charming dog tale.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2013)
age 4+
Touching love story of male penguins teaches acceptance.
By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
(2015)
age 4+
Boy burns with embarrassment in hilarious, relatable tale.
By Audrey Vernick
(2015)
age 5+
Family cheerfully does everything wrong in goofy, fun tale.
By Harry Allard
(1974)
age 5+
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2013)
age 5+
Teased girl learns self-acceptance in fun friendship tale.
By Julianne Moore
(2007)
age 5+
Imaginative girl tackles bully in upbeat playground story.
By Julianne Moore
(2009)
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age 5+
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
By Misty Copeland
(2014)
age 5+
Dark, unsettling story of pet endangered by children.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2014)
age 5+
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
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age 6+
Excellent bridge from chapter books to novels.
By E.B. White
(1969)
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
age 6+
Charming story of lonely, book-loving girl who finds friend.
By Andrea Cheng
(2012)
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age 6+
Stellar art portrays key aspects of Mandela's life for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2013)
age 6+
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
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age 6+
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2012)
age 6+
Lovely, poignant look at key moment in Indian history.
By Alice B. McGinty
(2013)
age 6+
Lyrical story of a rope and one family's migration north.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2013)
age 6+
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)
age 6+
Kind tale of empathy shows how to reach out to left-out kid.
By Trudy Ludwig
(2013)

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