Book Reviews

Grand Canyon Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Informative, imaginative, gorgeous intro to natural history.
By Jason Chin
(2017)
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The Three Billy Goats Gruff Book Poster Image
age 4+
Classic tale given new, thoughtful ending and exquisite art.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2017)
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The Battlemage: Summoner, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
High-action demon battles thrill in trilogy finale.
By Taran Matharu
(2017)
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The Dark Prophecy: The Trials of Apollo, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More action-focused sequel a win for Percy Jackson fans.
By Rick Riordan
(2017)
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Cinnamon Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautiful art distinguishes Indian-style princess tale.
By Neil Gaiman
(2017)
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Hunted Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong hunter-girl Beauty takes on Beast in this retelling.
By Meagan Spooner
(2017)
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Panda-monium: FunJungle, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively zoo whodunit takes on animal welfare, trafficking.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2017)
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I Am (Not) Scared Book Poster Image
age 3+
Two scaredy bears who face their fears are relatably funny.
By Anna Kang
(2017)
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Cavern of Secrets: Wing & Claw, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Well-paced animal-rescue sequel with admirable hero.
By Linda Sue Park
(2017)
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Frogkisser! Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Bold princess gets a silly nickname in fun questing tale.
By Garth Nix
(2017)
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All Ears, All Eyes Book Poster Image
age 4+
Poetic ode to animals in the night woods great for bedtime.
By Richard Jackson
(2017)
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Over and Under the Pond Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lovely book about wildlife teeming in and around a pond.
By Kate Messner
(2017)
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I Am Jane Goodall: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 5+
Endearing, lively illustrated bio packs positive messages.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
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Egg Book Poster Image
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Egg
age 4+
Sweet and simple tale of hatching, flying, and friendship.
By Kevin Henkes
(2017)
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The Lost Gift: A Christmas Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet holiday picture book promotes kindness, teamwork.
By Kallie George
(2016)
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Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Laughs, science in new Callie series for younger readers.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2016)
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Penguin's Christmas Wish Book Poster Image
age 4+
Penguin learns meaning of holiday in warm, snowy romp.
By Salina Yoon
(2016)
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Penguin Problems Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cold, cranky penguin looks on the dark side in funny book.
By Jory John
(2016)
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River Rose and the Magical Lullaby Book Poster Image
age 4+
Singer's dreamy zoo-trip tale an OK bedtime book.
By Kelly Clarkson
(2016)
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Grandmother Fish: A Child's First Book of Evolution Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sound science made simple in kid-friendly book on evolution.
By Jonathan Tweet
(2016)
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