Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Witty and exciting series start with irresistible antihero.
By Eoin Colfer
(2001)
age 10+
 
Crew fights slavers and pirates in solid seafaring sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
age 14+
 
At times confusing fantasy-romance has fab princess heroine.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2014)
age 9+
 
Exciting, moving WWII tale a gem; not only for horse lovers.
By Sam Angus
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Fun, exciting twist on the King Arthur legend.
By Dianne K. Salerni
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Enslaved girl escapes master in riveting historical tale.
By Margi Preus
(2014)
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age 3+
 
Endearing tale of exuberant twinkle toes and a dancing cat.
By Jules Feiffer
(2014)
age 8+
 
Friendly monsters help boy in quirky, wildly whimsical tale.
By Alan Snow
(2006)
age 8+
 
Engaging zoo sequel blends smarts, pranks, and animal facts.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
age 8+
 
Sock monkey has heart in mystery with charm, little sparkle.
By Eileen Beha
(2014)
age 13+
 
True love, family vs. psycho killer in fast-paced thriller.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
age 11+
 
Short stories about Four are fun if a bit underwhelming.
By Veronica Roth
(2014)
age 12+
 
Strong heroine, spirituality anchor gripping eco-thriller.
By Austin Aslan
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Prince and pauper find friendship in rollicking tale.
By Sid Fleischman
(1986)
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age 4+
 
Visually captivating story is full of adventure, wonder.
By Aaron Becker
(2014)
age 10+
 
Interesting story of British brothers in U.S. during WWII.
By L.M. Elliott
(2014)
age 3+
 
Cute peas at play help kids learn colors.
By Keith Baker
(2014)
age 7+
 
Magic and rainbows unite for a sweet early chapter book.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
age 13+
 
Revenge plot gets lost in supernatural mishmash.
By Ann Aguirre
(2014)

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