Book Reviews

Egg Marks the Spot: Skunk and Badger, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, whimsical adventure of friendship and rocks.
By Amy Timberlake
(2021)
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Pax: Journey Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy and fox struggle, heal in gripping, heart-filled sequel.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2021)
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Bright Star Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautiful, poignant tale of border life through fawn's eyes.
By Yuyi Morales
(2021)
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Time for School, Little Blue Truck Book Poster Image
age 4+
Blue helps a friend in need in cheerful school tale.
By Alice Schertle
(2021)
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The Girl from the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen falls for aquatic shape-shifter in swoony romance.
By Molly Knox Ostertag
(2021)
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Nosotros Means Us: A Bilingual Story Book Poster Image
age 3+
A heartfelt ode to the bond between mother and child.
By Paloma Valdivia
(2021)
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The Elephant in the Room Book Poster Image
age 9+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, kindness, and healing.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2021)
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The Rock from the Sky Book Poster Image
age 4+
Earthy illustrations, dry humor make for great read-aloud.
By Jon Klassen
(2021)
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We Became Jaguars Book Poster Image
age 5+
Colorful, imaginative adventure blends reality and fantasy.
By Dave Eggers
(2021)
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Winterkeep: Graceling Realm, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating fantasy high in discussion-worthy sex content.
By Kristin Cashore
(2021)
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C Is for Country Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Bright, playful alphabet book by the music star Lil Nas X.
By Lil Nas X
(2021)
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The Alphabet's Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 4+
In clever, creative book, alphabet is a family of letters.
By Chris Harris
(2021)
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We Believe in You Book Poster Image
age 2+
Warm, softly illustrated animals inspire and reassure.
By Beth Ferry
(2020)
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Hatch: The Overthrow, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Half-alien teens fight back in violent, overstuffed sequel.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2020)
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No Reading Allowed: The WORST Read-Aloud Book Ever Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious fun with silly sound-alike sentences, great art.
By Raj Haldar, Chris Carpenter
(2020)
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The Lives of Saints Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brief, bloody, lushly illustrated tales of the Grishaverse.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2020)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End Book Poster Image
age 8+
Greg's wilderness vacation is funny but predictable.
By Jeff Kinney
(2020)
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Grumpy Monkey: Up All Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
Funny take on sleepovers has insight, great illustrations.
By Suzanne Lang
(2020)
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The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem Book Poster Image
age 5+
Teamwork rules in snowy adventure with new heroes.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2020)
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Will You Be My Friend? Book Poster Image
age 2+
Warm, happy adventure is sequel to beloved picture book.
By Sam McBratney
(2020)
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