Book Reviews

Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun sequel shows compromise beats conflict at playground.
By Jacky Davis
(2009)
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Ladybug Girl at the Beach Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun adventure lets Lulu face fears at her own pace.
By Jacky Davis
(2010)
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Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
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Hair Love Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lively, loving celebration of a dad, daughter, and her hair.
By Matthew A. Cherry
(2019)
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Why? Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl stops supervillain in funny tale with powerful message.
By Adam Rex
(2019)
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Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure Book Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up Dilemma Book Poster Image
age 3+
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
By Jacky Davis
(2014)
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Superhero Joe and the Creature Next Door Book Poster Image
age 4+
Superhero tale offers sweet lessons about everyday fears.
By Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman
(2013)
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Dylan the Villain Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clever, smart, diabolically fun story of kid supervillain.
By K.G. Campbell
(2016)
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Rudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Niño tangles with his baby sisters in boisterous sequel.
By Yuyi Morales
(2016)
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Niño Wrestles the World Book Poster Image
age 4+
Boy plays Mexican wrestler in exuberant bilingual tale.
By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
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The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man Book Poster Image
age 4+
Exciting look at the fun (and fatigue) of being a superhero.
By Michael Chabon
(2011)
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Nana in the City Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Vibrant art, gentle story of Nana and a boy's magical cape.
By Lauren Castillo
(2014)
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¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jam-packed, comics-like tale has tons of Spanish vocabulary.
By Raul the Third
(2019)
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Octopus Stew Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latino culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
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Hero Mom Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Simple book has positive message for kids of military moms.
By Melinda Hardin
(2013)
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Battle Bunny Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Hilarious, boy-friendly action story for beginning readers.
By Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett
(2013)
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Super Fly: The World's Smallest Superhero!: Super Fly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
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Yasmin in Charge Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Problem-solving girl shares her culture in sweet stories.
By Saadia Faruqi
(2019)
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I Am Every Good Thing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dynamic art, poetry enhance vivid celebration of Black boys.
By Derrick Barnes
(2020)
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