Book Reviews

age 3+
 
Sweet playdate story promotes friendship and free play.
By Jacky Davis
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Touching tale of girl with OCD finding love through poetry.
By Tamara Ireland Stone
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Thought-provoking, inventive teen romance with a twist.
By David Levithan
(2015)
age 3+
 
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 8+
 
Fun sequel serves up science with a splash of philosophy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.
By Matthew Holm, Jennifer Holm
(2015)
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age 9+
 
A mesmerizing journey through a wonderful, magical world.
By Cassie Beasley
(2015)
age 14+
 
Haunting, beautiful tale of love, pain, and secrets.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2015)
age 13+
 
Appealing epic fantasy has intrigue, romance, action galore.
By Eleanor Herman
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Charming art distinguishes story about friends and bullies.
By Beth Ferry
(2015)
age 8+
 
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
age 4+
 
Boy burns with embarrassment in hilarious, relatable tale.
By Audrey Vernick
(2015)
age 6+
 
Resourceful Hank faces fears in fun Halloween story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
age 8+
 
Victorian fantasy a creepy, fun read for ghost-story fans.
By Emma Trevayne
(2015)
age 10+
 
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Futuristic dystopian novel has clever characters, suspense.
By Joel Ross
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Gripping, taut eco-thriller a thoughtful, satisfying read.
By Louis Sachar
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Big brother finds special role in funny new-sibling book.
By Stephanie Watson
(2015)
age 14+
 
Freshman first-love tale has some insight, lots of sex.
By B.T. Gottfred
(2015)

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