Book Reviews

age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm-survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
age 8+
Smart and funny sequel grapples with ethics of hunting.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
age 9+
Solid storytelling, intensity in spin-off series sequel.
By Victoria Schwab
(2015)
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age 3+
Touching, funny takedown of "finders, keepers" is a gem.
By Marsha Diane Arnold
(2015)
age 4+
Fun, personalized tale of kid's quest to find lost name.
By David Cadji-Newby
(2015)
age 4+
Mimicking monkeys pursue peddler in sequel true to classic.
By Esphyr Slobodkina, Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer
(2015)
age 3+
Kids easily grasp opposites through bold, stylized art.
By Lizi Boyd
(2015)
age 3+
A perfect charmer of a bedtime book; the real deal.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2015)
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
age 4+
Elliot joins the mouse family in big-hearted tale.
By Mike Curato
(2015)
age 8+
Exciting post-disaster dog fantasy best for fans of series.
By Erin Hunter
(2015)
age 3+
Bright, silly scenes of world turned upside down.
By Eric Carle
(2015)
age 10+
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
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age 8+
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 8+
Exciting -- and creepy -- start to spin-off fantasy series.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2015)
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age 4+
Otter rockets to the moon in fun celebration of imagination.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
age 5+
Girl brings alligator for show-and-tell in funny romp.
By Elise Parsley
(2015)
age 4+
Beautiful, joyful peek at family in the wild.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 4+
Warm book guides preschoolers through kindergarten nerves.
By Marc Brown
(2015)

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