Book Reviews

Goodnight Moon/Buenas Noches, Luna 123: A Counting Book/Un Libro para Contar Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bedtime classic turned into fun bilingual counting book.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2020)
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Chapter Two is Missing Book Poster Image
age 4+
Witty illustrations help bring funny mystery to life.
By Josh Lieb
(2019)
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Roar Like a Dandelion Book Poster Image
age 3+
Whimsical wordplay, wacky pictures in delightful ABC book.
By Ruth Krauss
(2019)
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The Fowl Twins Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Artemis Fowl spin-off is clever and action-packed.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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The Red Scrolls of Magic: The Eldest Curses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature Shadowhunter series spin-off focuses on Alec, Magnus.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2019)
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One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun counting book introduces Latinx culture, Spanish words.
By Roseanne Greenfield Thong
(2019)
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P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wacky alphabet book pokes fun at silent letters and more.
By Raj Haldar, Chris Carpenter
(2018)
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A Parade of Elephants Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet, cozy counting book teaches basic preschool concepts.
By Kevin Henkes
(2018)
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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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Love and Other Train Wrecks Book Poster Image
age 13+
Road trip romance is engaging, sometimes predictable.
By Leah Konen
(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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Every Hidden Thing Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing dino-hunting adventure has some mature content.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2016)
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The Way Things Work Now Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating look at the things that power our world.
By David Macaulay
(2016)
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DK Eyewitness Books Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great reference books on many topics for young readers.
By Juliette Clutton-Brock
(2014)
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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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Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(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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