Book Reviews

age 3+
 
Funny sci-fi take on the how-to-get-your-kid-to-bed story.
By Anna Staniszewski
(2015)
age 9+
 
Exciting high-tech turn for the wordy series.
By Brandon Mull
(2015)
age 8+
 
Mild story a winner for reluctant-reader robot fans.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
age 8+
 
Dickens perennial gets goofy "Adventure Time" treatment.
By Max Brallier
(2014)
age 10+
 
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
age 8+
 
Summer camp gets alien visitors in silly, fun adventure.
By John Kloepfer
(2014)
age 3+
 
Robots + loud sounds = lots of phonics fun.
By Adam F. Watkins
(2014)
age 14+
 
Fast-paced, violent sequel has android on the run, in love.
By Debra Driza
(2014)
age 12+
 
Nasty Brits rule 1816 New York in clever steampunk twist.
By Andrea Cremer
(2014)
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age 7+
 
Irreverent collection offers mind-opening poems for kids.
By Karma Wilson
(2014)
age 9+
 
Series sequel stays exciting and high on action-violence.
By Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini
(2014)
age 9+
 
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
age 9+
 
Crime-fighting kids return in fun, science-drenched mystery.
By "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2014)
age 13+
 
Series stays exciting with hacker heroine, daring rescues.
By Marissa Meyer
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Frankenstein's son takes road trip in clever horror fantasy.
By Jon Skovron
(2013)
age 8+
 
Whimsical, creative, and mild intro to monster fantasy.
By Robert Paul Weston
(2013)
age 9+
 
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Half-faery siblings face cosmic battle in exciting sequel.
By Stefan Bachmann
(2013)
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age 4+
 
For number or letter fans, this adds up to a fun read.
By Mike Boldt
(2013)
age 13+
 
Spy romance makes a satisfying end to Jenna Fox Chronicles.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2013)

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