Book Reviews

The Name of This Book Is Secret Book Poster Image
age 9+
Mild mystery tries too hard to be Lemony Snicket.
By Pseudonymous Bosch
(2007)
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Josephine Wants to Dance Book Poster Image
age 3+
Giddy tale of a can-do dancing kangaroo.
By Jackie French
(2007)
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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful, mature book about bright teen's alienation.
By Peter Cameron
(2007)
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The Seven Days of Kwanzaa Book Poster Image
age 4+
Simple song introduces Kwanzaa to young readers.
By Melrose Cooper
(2007)
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My Thirteenth Winter Book Poster Image
age 13+
Honest story of life with learning disability.
By Samantha Abeel
(2005)
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The Secret World of Hildegard Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gorgeous artwork, but too ethereal for many kids.
By Jonah Winter
(2007)
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Igraine the Brave Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lighthearted, mild fantasy is giant tween fun.
By Cornelia Funke
(2007)
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Bounce Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Satisfying coming-of-age read.
By Natasha Friend
(2007)
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Mary and the Mouse, the Mouse and Mary Book Poster Image
age 3+
Mighty mouse tale sure to tickle kids of all ages.
By Beverly Donofrio
(2007)
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Someday Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Soft, sentimental message speaks more to moms.
By Alison McGhee
(2007)
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Into the Wild Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Mesmerizing, tragic, and intense bio meant for discussion.
By Jon Krakauer
(1997)
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Playground Day! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Bouncy preschool read with terrific illustrations.
By Jennifer J. Merz
(2007)
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Eclipse: The Twilight Saga, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Love is a bit obsessive in suspenseful 3rd vampire book.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2007)
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Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac Book Poster Image
age 15+
Lost memory leads to some honest soul-searching.
By Gabrielle Zevin
(2007)
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Dragon Gets By Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Silly, loveable dragon story for new readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1996)
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The Dark Dreamweaver Book Poster Image
age 8+
Mild, bland, confusing, amateurish fantasy.
By Nick Ruth
(2004)
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The Little Island Book Poster Image
age 3+
Seashore world comes alive in this classic book.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2004)
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Boy Toy Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Very mature book about boy molested by teacher.
By Barry Lyga
(2007)
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Parrotfish Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Solid primer on what it means to be a transgender teen.
By Ellen Wittlinger
(2007)
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Time Flies Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wordless time-travel tale sparks imaginations.
By Eric Rohmann
(1994)
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