Book Reviews

Me & Mama Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Warmhearted tale celebrates everyday mother-daughter love.
By Cozbi A. Cabrera
(2020)
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Milo Imagines the World Book Poster Image
age 4+
Simple words and images offer insight about stereotypes.
By Matt de la Peña
(2021)
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Little Blue Truck's Valentine Book Poster Image
age 4+
Helpful truck spreads holiday love and gets some, too.
By Alice Schertle
(2020)
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dazzling art captures Aretha's career and activism.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2021)
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Ambitious Girl Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Motivating words and pictures reinforce drive, big goals.
By Meena Harris
(2021)
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Eyes That Kiss in the Corners Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely picture book celebrates family identity, heritage.
By Joanna Ho
(2021)
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The Alphabet's Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 4+
In clever, creative book, alphabet is a family of letters.
By Chris Harris
(2021)
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The Three Billy Goats Gruff -- The FULL Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dynamic art, clever text make for fun update of classic.
By Richard Jackson
(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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Her Body Can Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet body-positive book encourages body- and self-love.
By Katie Crenshaw, Ady Meschke
(2020)
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I Talk Like a River Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful, personal tale of boy's struggles with stuttering.
By Jordan Scott
(2020)
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Not Quite Snow White Book Poster Image
age 4+
Heartwarming story shows a princess can be any color.
By Ashley Franklin
(2019)
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Always Together at Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reassuring look at how Christmas 2020 is a little different.
By Sara Sargent
(2020)
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The Little Mermaid Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fresh fairy tale twist focuses on friendship, not romance.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2020)
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The Couch Potato Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Lively tale encourages and celebrates screen-free time.
By Jory John
(2020)
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Black Is a Rainbow Color Book Poster Image
age 4+
Smart verse and bright art assert the sanctity of Blackness.
By Angela Joy
(2020)
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The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family Book Poster Image
age 4+
Vivid art, powerful story about sisters overcoming bigotry.
By Ibtihaj Muhammad, S.K. Ali
(2019)
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A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Captivating bio of Latinx star of "West Side Story."
By Anika Aldamuy Denise
(2020)
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Frankenstein Doesn't Wear Earmuffs! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Funny take on protective parents and eager trick-or-treater.
By John Loren
(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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