Book Reviews

Twenty Yawns Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cozy, colorful bedtime tale helps kids count.
By Jane Smiley
(2016)
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)
One Family Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Monsters Love School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 3+
Robots + loud sounds = lots of phonics fun.
By Adam F. Watkins
(2014)
The Numberlys Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Imaginative tale of inventing alphabet fosters creativity.
By William Joyce
(2014)
Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue: Origami Yoda, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Students stand up to principal and bullies in clever sequel.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
Little Red Writing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
The Extra Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
By Kathryn Lasky
(2013)
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)
The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett: Origami Yoda, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Clever sequel gets tweens to think about how they're taught.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
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)
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)
Count the Monkeys Book Poster Image
age 3+
Zany, interactive tale of trying to find and count monkeys.
By Mac Barnett
(2013)
Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade Book Poster Image
age 4+
Stunning design and story inspires passion for art-making.
By Melissa Sweet
(2011)

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