Sci-fi sequel is gripping but can't top original.
Exciting ghost-hunter series start is very, very scary.
This memoir is an excellent introduction to the Holocaust for kids because the narrator is a child himself, trying to understand it as it happens.
This exciting young adult adventure has a strong male voice and will appeal to boys as well as girls.
Delightful romp has swashbuckling action, powerful female.
Moose tries to protect his dad in exciting third in series.
Charming story of plucky plain Jane in 1880s Paris.
Fairy-tale creatures come to life in so-so swashbuckler.
Middle school humor mixes with moving disability subplot.
Exploration of beauty and pagents delivers mixed message.
Teen girl defends Faerie in lively graphic novel sequel.
Funny, violent Wild West saga of autistic kid vs. killers.
Colorful characters bring Elizabethan fair to life.
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
Ambitious, edu-taining fantasy series gets a grand send-off.
Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
Moving, uplifting tale of deformed boy with inner beauty.
Hip, fun, and balanced look at the famous female pharaoh.
Cold War kids use magic to save world in brilliant novel.
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
Moose's ties to Al Capone deepen in engaging sequel.
Vivacious seventh grader expresses herself in vivid poems.
Series starter about teen lawyer teaches Courtroom 101.
Penultimate in edu-taining fantasy series harder to love.