Book & Multimedia Reviews

Must Read Books For All Ages

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Books For All Ages! Fun books to keep kids reading through summer.


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American Girl: The Story of America
$12.99; DK.com

Travel back in time-from the 1750s to the groovy '70s. Find out how the Nez Perce tribe lived, what it was like to grow up on the wild frontier, how girls helped the war effort during WWII, and much more. Fascinating facts are paired with historically accurate items from the American Girl Doll collections to illustrate important eras in American history. Young readers will engage with history as they meet each character and discover her incredible story.


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The Batman Movie: The Essential Guide
$12.99; DK.com

Heroes, villains, vehicles, and locations are all explored in classic DK style, with lively and informative nonfiction text to annotate and expand upon lavish reference images of LEGO Batman sets and scenes from the movie.


 

princessThe Amazing Book of Disney Princesses
14.99; DK.com

The perfect introduction to the magical world of Disney Princess. Young fans will love discovering more about their favorite characters in this reference book with fold-out paper flaps and folds. Favorite Disney Princess characters and their kingdoms are explored in a fun way, including Belle, Jasmine, Merida, Tiana, Mulan, Ariel, and Rapunzel.


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My Amazing Body Machine by Robert Winston
$19.99; DK.com

From the intricately wired brain and structured skeleton to the relentlessly pumping heart and rising and falling lungs, each part of the amazing human body is explored through the incredible paper-crafted artwork. With clear text and fascinating bite-size facts, this visual guide makes learning about the human body fun, and real-life examples show how the parts of the body work together in immediate and ingenious way.


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If You Ever Want to Bring a Circus to the Library, Don’t! by Elise Parsley
$17.99; lb-kids.com

If you see a poster that says "You Can Do Anything at the Library!", it is NOT giving you permission to put on a circus. But Magnolia doesn't see any problem with setting up her own big top. She's got a lot of gusto and one mean human cannonball routine. So what if her greatest show on Earth won't fit between the bookshelves? Elise Parsley's boldly expressive illustrations perfectly complement this mostly-librarian-approved guide on how to be everything BUT quiet in the library.



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Ultimate Sticker Collection: DC Comics Wonder Woman
$12.99; DK.com

Join Wonder Woman, one of the greatest female super heroes, as she fights to protect the Earth. Follow the Amazon princess's adventures with the heroic Justice League team, meet her closest allies, and face her most dangerous foes. Discover amazing facts about Wonder Woman's powers, weapons and epic battles. Packed with lively and informative captions and over 1,000 beautiful, bright stickers, it is perfect for fans of DC and Wonder Woman comics.


Published: May 2017