KidsPost book reviews

Reviews of our favorite books and interviews with our favorite authors

Start the season with new baseball books
Tiki and Ronde Barber, Cal Ripken Jr. and Tim Green are among the former pro athletes with new books.
Book gives many options for sports careers
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2014; 6:28 PM)
New book urges kids to help save wild lions
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2014; 6:36 PM)
New basketball book ‘The Crossover’ puts ‘poetry in motion’
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2014; 10:57 PM)
New book features haiku with fewer rules
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2014; 6:33 PM)
Classic kids book ‘Harriet the Spy’ turns 50
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2014; 6:00 PM)
White House book features stories about kids
(The Washington Post, February 11, 2014; 5:32 PM)
New American Girl Isabelle lives and dances in Washington
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2014; 6:15 PM)
Author James Patterson was reluctant reader
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2013; 11:51 AM)
Best books: A wish list for young readers
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2013; 11:47 AM)
New books inspire young scientists
(The Washington Post, November 12, 2013; 3:55 PM)
Mysterious and strange tales for Halloween
(The Washington Post, October 29, 2013; 4:22 PM)
‘The Last Akaway’ explores kids’ special powers
(The Washington Post, October 8, 2013; 5:03 PM)
Chef Giada De Laurentiis takes kids on a food-filled adventure
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2013; 6:42 PM)
New kids book explores why wars happen
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2013; 6:17 PM)
Breakfast boring? Not with ‘Funny Food.’
(The Washington Post, September 3, 2013; 6:26 PM)
Back-to-school books that help ease worries
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2013; 5:17 PM)
A group of animals find their friendship tested
(The Washington Post, August 13, 2013; 5:34 PM)
Not a purr-fect transformation
(The Washington Post, August 6, 2013; 3:22 PM)
Book club: ‘The Tale of Despereaux’
(The Washington Post, July 30, 2013; 6:23 PM)
KidsPost Summer Book Club: ‘The Familiars’
(The Washington Post, July 23, 2013; 3:46 PM)
KidsPost readers recommend animal books
(The Washington Post, July 23, 2013; 3:44 PM)
Fun ideas for bored kids: ‘Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids’
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2013; 6:34 PM)
Book club: ‘An Army of Frogs’
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2013; 10:33 AM)
In ‘Frogged,’ a princess becomes a frog
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2013; 10:31 AM)
KidsPost Summer Book Club, Week 3: ‘Pegasus: The Flame of Olympus’
(The Washington Post, July 9, 2013; 6:09 PM)
Summer Book Club: ‘Never Say Die’
(The Washington Post, July 2, 2013; 3:07 PM)
Book Club: ‘Survivors: The Empty City’
(The Washington Post, June 25, 2013; 4:38 PM)
KidsPost Book Club: Animal Adventures
(The Washington Post, June 14, 2013; 10:59 AM)
Start your own family traditions
(The Washington Post, May 24, 2013; 12:19 PM)
Books that have crafts and projects for all kinds of kids
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2013; 5:52 PM)
How a library was saved in Egypt
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2013; 11:39 PM)
New books get kids outside this spring
(The Washington Post, April 1, 2013; 5:19 PM)
KidsPost series is now an e-book: ‘Kids Around the World’
(The Washington Post, March 25, 2013; 6:25 PM)
These coloring books aren’t for little kids
(The Washington Post, March 14, 2013; 5:53 PM)
‘39 Clues’ series travels with David Baldacci to Washington for ‘Day of Doom’
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2013; 6:26 PM)
Nobody's perfect, really
(The Washington Post, February 28, 2013; 10:46 AM)
‘Pearls Before Swine’ creator takes on Timmy Failure in new series of kids’ books
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2013; 4:25 PM)
In ‘The Golden Rectangle,’ two girls battle a tiny tyrant
(The Washington Post, February 15, 2013; 11:52 AM)
Newbery winner talks for the animals
(The Washington Post, February 11, 2013; 4:37 PM)
Celebrate Black History Month with these kids books
(The Washington Post, February 5, 2013; 5:41 PM)
The science of unhealthful eating
(The Washington Post, January 29, 2013; 5:53 PM)
Katherine Applegate’s ‘Ivan’ wins Newbery; Jon Klassen’s ‘Hat’ gets the Caldecott
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2013; 9:08 PM)
‘Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen’ has all the answers
(The Washington Post, January 11, 2013; 11:52 AM)
Marking a Grimm anniversary
(The Washington Post, January 4, 2013; 4:35 PM)
In ‘The Water Castle,’ magical powers of a house in Maine may save a boy’s father
(The Washington Post, January 4, 2013; 10:16 AM)
Love of words, pizza turns into book for 10-year-old boy
(The Washington Post, January 1, 2013; 11:57 PM)
Books so good they’ll make you forget toys
(The Washington Post, December 20, 2012; 4:59 PM)
Book answers all your sports questions
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2012; 3:59 PM)
Jordan Jacobs: Archaeologist and author
(The Washington Post, November 27, 2012; 8:45 AM)
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