books selected for review are recommended for your examination. Consider
the ratings as a five-point scale from 1 (Good) to 5 (Magnificent).
Any book that would be less than "Good" in any category was not selected
for this list. Of course, these reviews are my assessment, and your
opinion may vary from my own. For more information about family storytime
and children's literature, see my book From Wonder to Wisdom:
Using Stories to Help Children Grow (New American Library). The book
is out-of-print but may be available from your public library or from