Book Reviews

Little Green Peas: A Big Book of Colors Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute peas at play help kids learn colors.
By Keith Baker
(2014)
Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Charming tale of mouse helping astronauts on shuttle flight.
By Mark Kelly
(2012)
Planet of the Pies: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 4+
More absurdist fun with raining food, this time on Mars.
By Judi Barrett
(2013)
Mr. Wuffles! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Highly original, very visual tale of cat vs. tiny aliens.
By David Wiesner
(2013)
Mousetronaut Goes to Mars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mouse saves mission in great tale for space buffs.
By Mark Kelly
(2013)
This Is a Moose Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Misfit moose defies expectations in funny movie-shoot tale.
By Richard T. Morris
(2014)
Planet Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Space mission a fun metaphor for starting kindergarten.
By Sue Ganz-Schmitt
(2014)
Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
Otter in Space Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Otter rockets to the moon in fun celebration of imagination.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
Dylan the Villain Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clever, smart, diabolically fun story of kid supervillain.
By K.G. Campbell
(2016)
Toys in Space Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Quirky tale-within-a-tale overflows with fun details.
By Mini Grey
(2013)
It's Only Stanley Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(2015)
Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 7+
Brave girl seeks missing friend in exciting graphic novel.
By Ben Hatke
(2011)
Legends of Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sequel has even more awesome bravery and action.
By Ben Hatke
(2012)
The Return of Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 7+
Final Zita graphic novel with more peril, great role model.
By Ben Hatke
(2014)
Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight Book Poster Image
age 7+
Delightful, funny dad-son space-travel adventure.
By Wendy Mass, Michael Brawer
(2014)
Space Taxi: Water Planet Rescue Book Poster Image
age 7+
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
Earthling! Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
Fortunately, the Milk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)

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