Children's Book Reviews

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (Stories from the Music Box)
 
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Kids Fiction 311 0
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A beautifully illustrated, unique gift edition of the beloved Christmas classic—wind up an actual music box embedded in the book and play “Deck the Halls” as you celebrate the season Bring the spirit of Christmas into your home with this unique sound book, which incorporates a windup music mechanism...
Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots: A Graphix Chapters Book (The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids #1)
 
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Kids Fiction 63 0
Mrs. Jeepers may -- or may not -- be a vampire in this funny and spooky series from Graphix Chapters. The third graders at Bailey Elementary are so hard to handle that all of their teachers have quit. But their new teacher, Mrs. Jeepers, is...
Leilong the Library Bus
 
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A library-loving dinosaur reminds us how it feels to be transported by story in this picture book for young children. Leilong’s friends are taking him to story time at the library. But it’s difficult for a large, clumsy brontosaurus without a library card to follow...
Barb the Last Berzerker #1
 
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Kids Fiction 89 0
Barb is a Berzerker, one of a group of warriors sworn to protect the land of Bailiwick from the scourge of monsters that plagues it. But the fearsome crew seem to have met their match in the nefarious Witch Head. Using power from his magical sword, he tricked the Zerks...
See the Dog: Three Stories About a Cat
 
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Kids Fiction 109 0
What happens when a cat tries to be a dog? With this second wry primer, the creators of See the Cat return to demonstrate that standing in for a friend can be trickier than expected. The dog is sick today, but have no fear—the cat...
The House on Hoarder Hill
 
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Kids Fiction 133 0
When Hedy and Spencer start receiving messages on dusty picture frames, vacation at their grandfather's spooky house turns into a mission to solve the mystery of their grandmother's disappearance. Magical, gutsy, and spooky, this is a story about a family mystery with a pair of brave siblings at its heart....
Nina Soni, Halloween Queen
 
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Halloween brings out Nina Soni's competitive spirit. Her friend Jay has a great costume planned, so--of course--Nina has to come up with an even better idea. A bunch of old boxes in the basement inspires her to create an impressively scary haunted house, for which she can charge admission. So...
Elvis and the World As It Stands
 
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Kids Fiction 121 0
A poignant middle-grade story about loss and finding family from the point of view of a newly adopted kitten "An absolute delight, from beginning to end." —Anne Ursu, author of National Book Award nominee The Real Boy "Elvis's journey is...
Gloria's Porridge
 
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Kids Fiction 99 0
Gloria is making a delicious porridge, but she's too hungry to share it with the cat. When Gloria goes to fetch some water, cat eats all the porridge . Angry Gloria shakes her spoon at the cat, and the scared cat runs away, starting a chaos around her. A retelling...
The List of Unspeakable Fears
 
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Kids Fiction 173 0
The War That Saved My Life meets Coraline in this chilling middle grade historical novel from the author of the acclaimed The Story That Cannot Be Told following an anxious young girl learning to face her fears—and her ghosts—against the backdrop of the typhoid epidemic. ...
The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne
 
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Kids Fiction 128 0
Action! Humor! Fantasy! "Kicking off a new series with a bang (several bangs, in fact), Stroud sends two young fugitives with murky pasts fleeing murderous pursuers across a fractured future Britain." —Kirkus Reviews, starred Scarlett McCain is a shoot-first ask-questions-later kind of outlaw. She scrapes...
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