Book Reviews

AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Sweet friendship tale of isolated teen boy pen pals.
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By Leah Thomas
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Honest, complex story of girl's first sexual relationship.
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By Rebecca Maizel
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Biracial heroine freshens up fun Princess Diaries spin-off.
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By Meg Cabot
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Kind of cute and funny but super predictable teen romcom.
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By Brian Katcher
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Honest, affecting story of fifth-grader with mom in prison.
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By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Rafe goes back to Hills Middle School in fun seventh book.
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By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Funny, gross picture book packs positive messages.
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By William Joyce
(2015)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Kid animals speak for themselves in cute, dad-centric book.
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By Jimmy Fallon
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Psychic teens' saga wraps up in gritty, engaging road trip.
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By Amy Plum
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Sweet, funny coming-of-age story about all kinds of love.
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By Margo Rabb
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
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By Sharon Cameron
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
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By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Comics reporter updated as teen in fun, slick mystery.
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By Gwenda Bond
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
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By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
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By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Strange, sad, and surprisingly sweet story of friendship.
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By Lane Smith
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Charming tale takes on bullying with sweet, light touch.
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By Sophie Kinsella
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
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By George Shannon
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
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By E.R. Frank
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Installment in popular series is long on drama, stereotypes.
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By Rachel Renee Russell
(2015)

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