Book Reviews

Llama Llama Loves to Read Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reading looks exciting and fun in lively classroom story.
By Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan
(2018)
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Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?: The Story of Ada Lovelace Book Poster Image
age 6+
Playful bio of female who pioneered programming in 1800s.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2018)
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We're Going to Be Friends Book Poster Image
age 4+
Retro art, collage bring fond school-day lyrics to life.
By Jack White
(2017)
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Goodnight, Numbers Book Poster Image
age 3+
Rhyming bedtime book has sweet art and lots to count.
By Danica McKellar
(2017)
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Bad Kitty Scaredy-Cat Book Poster Image
age 4+
Halloween alphabet book is a howlingly funny treat.
By Nick Bruel
(2016)
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Twenty Yawns Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cozy, colorful bedtime tale helps kids count.
By Jane Smiley
(2016)
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Lost My Name Books Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, personalized tale of kid's quest to find lost name.
By David Cadji-Newby
(2015)
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One Family Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)
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Ice Cream Summer Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
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Bear Counts Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
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Counting Crows Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Unique counting book has simple art, playful text and story.
By Kathi Appelt
(2015)
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Around the Clock Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wacky walk through a day in the life of 23 quirky kids.
By Roz Chast
(2015)
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Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
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Monsters Love School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
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R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 3+
Robots + loud sounds = lots of phonics fun.
By Adam F. Watkins
(2014)
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The Numberlys Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Imaginative tale of inventing alphabet fosters creativity.
By William Joyce
(2014)
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Little Red Writing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
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The Chicken Problem Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun problem-solving romp for math-loving girl and her cat.
By Jennifer Oxley, Billy Aronson
(2013)
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Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, Are You Going to School? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Rhyming picture book promotes enthusiasm about school.
By Bill Martin Jr., Michael Sampson
(2013)
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123 Versus ABC Book Poster Image
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age 4+
For number or letter fans, this adds up to a fun read.
By Mike Boldt
(2013)
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