Book Reviews

The Gold Dust Letters Book Poster Image
age 8+
Mystery and fantasy combine effectively.
By Janet Taylor Lisle
(1994)
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Misty of Chincoteague Book Poster Image
age 9+
A must for every horse lover's library.
By Marguerite Henry
(1947)
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The Voice on the Radio Book Poster Image
age 13+
Suspense and page-turning excitement for teens.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(1996)
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The River Between Us Book Poster Image
age 11+
Civil War realism for young readers.
By Richard Peck
(2003)
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Brave Irene Book Poster Image
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age 4+
No obstacle can keep brave Irene from her mission.
By William Steig
(2000)
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Regards to the Man in the Moon Book Poster Image
age 5+
A revitalizing dose of imagination, inspiration.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1981)
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Sheila Rae, the Brave Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kids will enjoy humorous story and clever ending.
By Kevin Henkes
(1987)
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In the Night Kitchen Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sendak's timeless nursery rhyme is a joyride.
By Maurice Sendak
(1970)
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The Face on the Milk Carton Book Poster Image
age 13+
A gripping, emotionally complex page-turner.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(1991)
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Jumping Off to Freedom Book Poster Image
age 11+
Harrowing journey of family fleeing Cuba on a raft.
By Anilu Bernardo
(1996)
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Fade Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark tale of a good boy misled by temptation.
By Robert Cormier
(1988)
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Fallen Angels Book Poster Image
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age 15+
A violent but unvarnished portrayal of the war in Vietnam.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1988)
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Heidi Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Classic story has lost none of its joy and power.
By Johanna Spyri
(1880)
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Whatever Happened to Janie? Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fans of the first book will devour this one.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(1993)
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Killing Mr. Griffin Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engrossing, violent thriller about peer pressure.
By Lois Duncan
(1978)
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Go Ask Alice Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Authentic, tragic tale of teen drug addiction -- a classic.
By Beatrice Sparks
(1971)
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Goggles Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Reminds that brainpower's better than brute power.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1998)
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The Outsiders Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Story of ostracized kid a timeless fave of teens, preteens.
By S. E. Hinton
(1967)
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Step by Wicked Step: A Novel Book Poster Image
age 11+
Honest portrayal will appeal to kids.
By Anne Fine
(1996)
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Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Depicts high school with devastating accuracy.
By Avi
(1991)
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