Book Reviews

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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Midnight Train: Enchanter's Child, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Finale pulls into the station with adventure and heart.
By Angie Sage
(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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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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Overground Railroad Book Poster Image
age 5+
Captivating story of a family's migration North to freedom.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome
(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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A Whale of the Wild Book Poster Image
age 9+
Young orca must grow up fast in exciting nature story.
By Rosanne Parry
(2020)
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The Farmer and the Monkey Book Poster Image
age 4+
Farmer gets a second unexpected circus guest in fun sequel.
By Marla Frazee
(2020)
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The Silver Arrow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sister and brother steer magic train in whimsical fantasy.
By Lev Grossman
(2020)
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Skunk and Badger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny tale of offbeat animal friendship has kindness, depth.
By Amy Timberlake
(2020)
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Everyone Gets a Say Book Poster Image
age 4+
Forest pals show how democracy works in cute story.
By Jill Twiss
(2020)
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