KidsPost book reviews

Reviews of our favorite books and interviews with our favorite authors

New book encourages kids to change the world
The 45 kids mentioned have helped improve the environment and the lives of others.
 
Read stories from James Herriot, a country veterinarian
(The Washington Post, January 1, 2015; 6:20 AM)
 
Author Kate DiCamillo connects with young readers
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2014; 5:53 PM)
 
Best 2014 books for kids: Fiction, nonfiction and picture books
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2014; 5:51 PM)
 
‘Origami Yoda’ book series ends with a trip to the D.C. museums
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2014; 5:26 PM)
 
On Election Day, cast your vote for the best book about elections
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2014; 5:30 PM)
 
Books explore the causes and consequences of bullying
(The Washington Post, October 23, 2014; 4:47 PM)
 
Read more about bullying
(The Washington Post, October 23, 2014; 4:46 PM)
 
Summer Book Club: ‘The Glass Sentence’
(The Washington Post, August 12, 2014; 3:19 PM)
 
Summer Book Club: ‘House of Secrets’
(The Washington Post, August 5, 2014; 7:02 PM)
 
Book Club: ‘The Thickety: A Path Begins’
(The Washington Post, July 29, 2014; 3:27 PM)
 
Summer Book Club: ‘The Forbidden Library’ by Django Wexler
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2014; 7:21 PM)
 
KidsPost Summer Book Club: ‘Wildwood’
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2014; 3:47 PM)
 
KidsPost Summer Book Club: ‘Pi in the Sky’
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2014; 4:27 PM)
 
New books to bust summer boredom
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 6:58 PM)
 
Summer Book Club: ‘Seven Wonders: The Colossus Rises’
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 6:53 PM)
 
Summer book club: ‘Jinx’ by Sage Blackwood
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2014; 6:52 PM)
 
KidsPost kicks off Summer Book Club
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2014; 11:54 AM)
 
‘Glass Sentence’s’ S.E. Grove on traveling the world, and creating one through literature
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2014; 11:33 AM)
 
New fictional tale about sharks explores oceans’ real problems
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2014; 5:22 PM)
 
Which athletes wore their numbers best?
(The Washington Post, May 28, 2014; 11:43 PM)
 
National Gallery visit inspires Vincent van Gogh kids book
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2014; 7:37 PM)
 
Practice pays off for ‘Timmy Failure’ creator
(The Washington Post, May 23, 2014; 11:43 AM)
 
Lois Lowry’s ‘The Giver’ makes movie debut
(The Washington Post, May 19, 2014; 7:09 PM)
 
Start the season with new baseball books
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2014; 5:22 PM)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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