Book Reviews

Ladybug Girl Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Sweet story and pictures celebrate unstructured play.
By Jacky Davis
(2008)
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Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun sequel shows compromise beats conflict at playground.
By Jacky Davis
(2009)
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Ladybug Girl and Bingo Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
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Fractured: Slated, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting Slated sequel ups the violence, darkens the mood.
By Teri Terry
(2013)
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Ladybug Girl at the Beach Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun adventure lets Lulu face fears at her own pace.
By Jacky Davis
(2010)
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Turkey Trouble Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Whimiscal tale of a turkey trying to save his own neck.
By Wendi Silvano
(2009)
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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
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City Dog, Country Frog Book Poster Image
age 3+
Touching tale of dog-frog friendship depicts cycle of life.
By Mo Willems
(2010)
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The House of Hades: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Another thrilling adventure, this time in the underworld.
By Rick Riordan
(2013)
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Let's Go for a Drive! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Silly tale gives new readers a fun lesson in being flexible.
By Mo Willems
(2012)
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I Broke My Trunk! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
So super-silly, beginning readers won't be able to resist.
By Mo Willems
(2011)
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Rooftoppers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Soaring, quirky adventure has unforgettable characters.
By Katherine Rundell
(2013)
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The 9 Lives of Alexander Baddenfield Book Poster Image
age 10+
Dark, funny tale of mean boy trying to end his nine lives.
By John Bemelmans Marciano
(2013)
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The Heavens Rise Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Fantasy intertwining sex, violence, makes for mature fare.
By Christopher Rice
(2013)
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Madeline and the Old House in Paris Book Poster Image
age 4+
Madeline helps a ghost get his wish in charming tale.
By John Bemelmans Marciano
(2013)
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Left Drowning Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Really racy romance with explicit sex and not much else.
By Jessica Park
(2013)
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Bluebird Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Striking, vibrant tale of friendship, bullying, and loss.
By Bob Staake
(2013)
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Randi Rhodes Ninja Detective: The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed mystery teaches kids detective skills.
By Octavia Spencer
(2013)
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National Velvet Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
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Emma Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Austen's romantic, comic classic has timeless appeal.
By Jane Austen
(1815)
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