Book Reviews

Monsters Love School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
The Hangman's Revolution: W.A.R.P., Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Time-travel series by Artemis Fowl author stays amazing.
By Eoin Colfer
(2014)
Sarah, Plain and Tall Book Poster Image
age 9+
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
Marina Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
A Piece of Cake Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Clever friendship story models creative problem solving.
By LeUyen Pham
(2014)
Hooray for Hat! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Spirited animal story celebrates friends, hats, and parades.
By Brian Won
(2014)
Like No Other Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Cross-cultural teen love story is heartfelt, enlightening.
By Una LaMarche
(2014)
When Mr. Dog Bites Book Poster Image
age 14+
Surprisingly hilarious book about teen with Tourette's.
By Brian Conaghan
(2014)
#scandal Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen-drama overload in social media-driven romance/mystery.
By Sarah Ockler
(2014)
On the Fence Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweet romance takes sporty teen out of her comfort zone.
By Kasie West
(2014)
Justin Case: Rules, Tools, and Maybe a Bully Book Poster Image
age 7+
Giggles, wisdom as worrywart Justin starts fourth grade.
By Rachel Vail
(2014)
Something Strange and Ever After: Something Strange and Deadly, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
More gore in trilogy's riveting, epic finale in Egypt.
By Susan Dennard
(2014)
Of Sorcery and Snow: The Ever Afters, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, real worlds collide in action-packed sequel.
By Shelby Bach
(2014)
Homeroom Diaries Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Cyberbullied teens promote happiness in sweet misfit tale.
By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2014)
Blood Diaries: Tales of a 6th-Grade Vampire Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kid vampire tale has a light but delightfully gross touch.
By Marissa Moss
(2014)
Slaves of Socorro: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Crew fights slavers and pirates in solid seafaring sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
Little Elliot, Big City Book Poster Image
age 4+
Isolated elephant finds pal in sweet tale with dazzling art.
By Mike Curato
(2014)
Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever Book Poster Image
age 4+
Classic character Alexander returns in funny sequel.
By Judith Viorst
(2014)
Belly Up: FunJungle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed zoo mystery has gross and graphic parts.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2011)
The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher Book Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative retelling puts feisty girl at center of classic.
By Jessica Lawson
(2014)

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