Plot and jokes forced but harmless in detective parody.
Madcap mayhem perfect for Big Nate fans.
Fast-paced coming-of-age tale about finding yourself.
Kids battle severe weather in mild, whimsical fantasy.
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
Storybound sequel has brave kids, cosmic battle.
Fast-paced girl-power confection made for superhero fans.
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
Intriguing tale of fate, connections, and recipes.
Nate cleans up his act to save a friendship in funny read.
Young cook battles wicked aunt in fun, Paris-set sequel.
More magic and mayhem as comic Cold Cereal epic continues.
Clever epic of heroic rabbits vs. evil black cats.
Well-intentioned tale of floating boy celebrates diversity.
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
Adaptation of sci-fi favorite a little murky visually.
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
Humorously spooky tale of making new, weird friends.
Scary, fast-paced monster tale lacks character development.
Clever novel connects family history with self-acceptance.
Realistic story of girl coping with sick cat, dad's death.
Inspiring story of sixth grader solving her bully problem.
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.