Book Reviews

Dinosaur vs. Bedtime Book Poster Image
age 2+
Tots will love this roaringly funny bedtime book.
By Bob Shea
(2008)
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Write Before Your Eyes Book Poster Image
age 10+
An unoriginal fantasy plot, but some good discussion points.
By Lisa Williams Kline
(2008)
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A Bear Called Paddington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
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Here Lies Arthur Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting but darkly cynical view of Arthur legend.
By Philip Reeve
(2008)
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Skim Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Graphic novel of teen misery -- authentic but mature.
By Mariko Tamaki
(2008)
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Lazy Little Loafers Book Poster Image
age 4+
Witty take on babies by one disgruntled big sis.
By Susan Orlean
(2008)
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The Mother-Daughter Book Club Book Poster Image
age 9+
Just the read to jump-start your own book club.
By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2007)
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Fanny Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Always saying "no" to Bratz? Read this book.
By Holly Hobbie
(2008)
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Samantha Hansen Has Rocks in Her Head Book Poster Image
age 8+
A fun young heroine reminiscent of Ramona Quimby.
By Nancy Viau
(2008)
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Cycler Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Twisted gender ID tale rife with sex-talk topics.
By Lauren McLaughlin
(2008)
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Too Many Toys Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Perfect read before the holiday shopping season.
By David Shannon
(2008)
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The Graveyard Book Book Poster Image
age 9+
Creepy AND warmhearted -- one of Gaiman's best.
By Neil Gaiman
(2008)
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Curse of the Night Wolf: Barnaby Grimes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fun series start, but violence makes it best for older kids.
By Paul Stewart
(2008)
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Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie Book Poster Image
age 4+
Every bit as good as Hello, Goodbye Window.
By Norton Juster
(2008)
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Bats at the Library Book Poster Image
age 4+
Late-night library adventure lauds classic books.
By Brian Lies
(2008)
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Vunce Upon a Time Book Poster Image
age 4+
Vegetarian vampire gives Halloween a silly twist.
By J. Otto Seibold, Siobhan Vivian
(2008)
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Paper Towns Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy but compelling teen angst mystery.
By John Green
(2008)
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Diary of a Chav Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Brit girl makes good in this slang-heavy charmer.
By Grace Dent
(2008)
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The Day Leo Said I HATE YOU! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Touching lesson for kids -- and their parents!
By Robie H. Harris
(2008)
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Inkdeath: Inkheart Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Trilogy conclusion satisfies; not as dark as previous book.
By Cornelia Funke
(2008)
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