Book Reviews

AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
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By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
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By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Science-nerd tweens battle aliens in fast-paced, fun sequel.
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By John Kloepfer
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Touching love story of male penguins teaches acceptance.
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By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sequel stays highly imaginative but lacks momentum.
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By Anne Cameron
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
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By Margarita Engle
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
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By Karma Wilson
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Unique counting book has simple art, playful text and story.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
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By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Charming sneezing panda learns how to fix mistakes.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Lots of solid science in fun, goofy sequel about energy.
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By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Super relatable heroine, lots of middle school drama.
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By Erin Entrada Kelly
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
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By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Sweet sister tale about sibling ups and downs.
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By Lori Nichols
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Twisty brainteaser of a fantasy is a keeper.
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By Ted Sanders
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun text-gone-wrong tale promotes offline relationships.
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By Tommy Greenwald
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Girl looks for returning bird in cute, informative tale.
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By Anne Rockwell
(1989)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gay teen's coming out becomes a musical in fun, campy novel.
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By David Levithan
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
A bear cub learns about seasons in artful, charming story.
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By Carin Berger
(2015)

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