Recent Book Reviews

Three Sides of a Heart: Stories About Love Triangles

THREE SIDES OF A HEART: STORIES ABOUT LOVE TRIANGLES Edited by Natalie C. Parker (Harper Teen; $17.99, Ages 14 and up)     ★Starred Review – School Library Journal Christine Van Zandt recommends Three Sides of a Heart, a short story anthology featuring...

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How to Grow a Dinosaur – An Interview with Author Jill Esbaum

HOW TO GROW A DINOSAUR Written by Jill Esbaum and illustrated by Mike Boldt (Dial Books for Young Readers; $17.99; Ages 2-5)   If you’re looking for a gift for a child who is about to become an older sibling, look no further than Jill Esbaum’s hilarious and...

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Where’s Your Hat, Abe Lincoln? by Misti Kenison

 CELEBRATING PRESIDENT’S DAY WITH A NEW BOOK ABOUT OUR 16TH PRESIDENT, ABE LINCOLN     Where’s Your Hat, Abe Lincoln? Written and illustrated by Misti Kenison (Jabberwocky Kids; $9.99, Ages 3-5) It’s never too early to introduce children to...

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year With The Great Race by Christopher Corr

  THE GREAT RACE: STORY OF THE CHINESE ZODIAC Written and illustrated by Christopher Corr (Frances Lincoln Children’s Books/Quarto; $17.99, Ages 3-6)     A new retelling of The Great Race, a classic Chinese folk tale, comes to us from...

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Books Kids Will Love for Valentine’s Day – Part One

BEST VALENTINE’S DAY BOOKS 2018 A ROUNDUP – PART ONE   Check out the variety of Valentine’s Day books that are available this year to share with your kids. Whether you’re seeking something traditional or offbeat, sentimental or silly,...

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