Book Reviews

A Boy Called Bat Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Gentle tale of animal-loving boy on the autism spectrum.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2018)
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Beast of Stone: Wing & Claw, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Animal series finale satisfies with many solid messages.
By Linda Sue Park
(2018)
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Down by the River: A Family Fly Fishing Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Boy learns from his grandpa in warm family tale.
By Andrew Weiner
(2018)
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Hello Hello Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Intro to wildlife at risk celebrates animals of all stripes.
By Brendan Wenzel
(2018)
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A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute story of two boy bunnies who get married.
By Jill Twiss
(2018)
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I've Loved You Since Forever Book Poster Image
age 3+
Simple book about parent-child love from Today show anchor.
By Hoda Kotb
(2018)
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The Lost Rainforest: Mez's Magic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed but scattered tale of magic talking animals.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2018)
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Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amazing bird rescue tale shows teamwork, high-tech science.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2017)
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Wolf in the Snow Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Girl rescues lost wolf pup in wordless tale of compassion.
By Matthew Cordell
(2018)
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Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years Book Poster Image
age 4+
Our planet tells its own history in fun, kid-friendly way.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2017)
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The Witch Boy Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sensitive fantasy graphic novel explores gender roles.
By Molly Ostertag
(2017)
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Jingle Bells Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Pretty art, wordless ride are fun backdrop to famous carol.
By Susan Jeffers
(2017)
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Everything Is Mama Book Poster Image
age 2+
Baby animals call all things Mama in cute word lesson.
By Jimmy Fallon
(2017)
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Rory the Dinosaur Needs a Christmas Tree Book Poster Image
age 3+
Dad comes through in sweet Christmas tale.
By Liz Climo
(2017)
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The Bad Mood and the Stick Book Poster Image
age 5+
Quirky, whimsical, insightful look at passing moods.
By Lemony Snicket
(2017)
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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deliciously dark, illustrated Grisha world fairy tales.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse Book Poster Image
age 4+
Quirky and drily witty tale of animals swallowed by wolf.
By Mac Barnett
(2017)
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Robinson Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Magical story and art take readers on island adventure.
By Peter Sis
(2017)
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The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine Book Poster Image
age 8+
Found Mark Twain fairy tale made vibrantly new and classic.
By Mark Twain, Philip C. Stead
(2017)
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Wishtree Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Moving, gentle friendship story tackles anti-Muslim bigotry.
By Katherine Applegate
(2017)
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