Book Reviews

Ratpunzel: Hamster Princess, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Adventurous princess does the rescuing in fun graphic novel.
By Ursula Vernon
(2016)
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The Lost Gift: A Christmas Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet holiday picture book promotes kindness, teamwork.
By Kallie George
(2016)
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The Battle of Hackham Heath: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More excitement and battle violence as series hits stride.
By John Flanagan
(2016)
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My Sister Rosa Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting thriller about teen boy and psychopath kid sister.
By Justine Larbalestier
(2016)
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Home Sweet Motel: Welcome to Wonderland, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively mystery kicks off fun series about kitschy motel.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
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Children of Eden Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Familiar dystopian tale pushes limits of believability.
By Joey Graceffa
(2016)
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The Biggest Smallest Christmas Present Book Poster Image
age 3+
Teensy girl gets jumbo presents in charming Christmas story.
By Harriet Muncaster
(2016)
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Christmas in the Barn Book Poster Image
age 4+
Evocative new art enlivens poetic telling of Nativity story.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2016)
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The Sun Is Also a Star Book Poster Image
age 14+
Beautiful and philosophical love story is deeply moving.
By Nicola Yoon
(2016)
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In The Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives Book Poster Image
age 12+
Incredible history of five slaves of the Founding Fathers.
By Kenneth C. Davis
(2016)
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Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Laughs, science in new Callie series for younger readers.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2016)
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Full of Beans Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Plucky boy finds conscience, hope amid Great Depression.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2016)
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Dan and Phil Go Outside Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fans will love YouTubers' book about a show about a book.
By Dan Howell, Phil Lester
(2016)
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Fun Science: A Guide to Life, the Universe and Why Science Is So Awesome Book Poster Image
age 12+
YouTube superstar makes learning about the cosmos fun.
By Charlie McDonnell
(2016)
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DanTDM: Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal Book Poster Image
age 8+
Light, fun Minecraft adventure for fans of YouTube star.
By DanTDM
(2016)
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The Diabolic Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Deadly female bodyguard stars in smart, surprising sci-fi.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2016)
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Swarm: Zeroes, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Superior superhero saga levels up with new complications.
By Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Deborah Biancotti
(2016)
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Finding Perfect Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hopeful story of likeable tween's struggle with OCD.
By Elly Swartz
(2016)
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Du Iz Tak? Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Bugs speak gibberish and marvel at nature in joyous book.
By Carson Ellis
(2016)
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Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl conquers middle school worries in fun graphic novel.
By Booki Vivat
(2016)
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