Action-packed mystery teaches kids detective skills.
Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
Soaring, quirky adventure has unforgettable characters.
Fantasy intertwining sex, violence, makes for mature fare.
Madeline helps a ghost get his wish in charming tale.
Another thrilling adventure, this time in the underworld.
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
Simple, upbeat story about training Alaskan sled dogs.
Riveting Slated sequel ups the violence, darkens the mood.
Engaging, funny, and heartfelt story of a cynical girl who opens her heart after befriending a squirrel who gets superpowers.
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
Enchanting art, wordless fantasy lead kids to tell story.
Thrilling ghost adventure has great characters, plus gore.
Girl learns to use fire-controlling power in magical tale.
Searing account of teen D-Day soldier is powerful, gory.
Sweet story of yetis' quest for home best for young readers.
Goofy horror/action comedy has serious underpinnings.
Misfit plans murder and suicide in painful, powerful book.
Oddly sweet dystopian mystery marred by out-of-place action.
Boy and dog play in the snow in fun rhyming book.
Exceptional picture book about crossing the U.S. by steam train offers stunning art, comprehensive detail, and you-are-there excitement.
Sci-fi sequel offers intense adventure, frequent peril.
Sci-fi sequel is gripping but can't top original.
Girl finds voice in book filled with brutality and romance.
Beloved rabbits return in comforting Halloween tale.