Book Reviews

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age 3+
 
A gem of a book about noticing small, everyday wonders.
By Antoinette Portis
(2015)
age 8+
 
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
age 3+
 
More Seuss magic in discovered manuscript.
By Dr. Seuss
(2015)
age 9+
 
Engrossing fantasy has high-seas adventure, talking cats.
By Lynne Jonell
(2015)
age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Mummified pet searches for his queen in lively tomb tale.
By Marcus Ewert
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Fun haunted-house romp has great heroine, sweet values.
By Jessica Lawson
(2015)
age 7+
 
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
age 8+
 
More mummified chills and thrills, this time in London.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
age 4+
 
Hudson tries to be a working dog in South-of-France romp.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2015)
age 3+
 
Cat plays Tooth Fairy in bid to meet her in funny romp.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
age 10+
 
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
age 3+
 
Charming tale of language, welcoming new sibling.
By Rosemary Wells
(2015)
age 8+
 
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
age 5+
 
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Girl looks for returning bird in cute, informative tale.
By Anne Rockwell
(1989)
age 4+
 
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Very simple rhyming book about a dog, a stick, and a chick.
By Doreen Cronin
(2015)

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