Book Reviews

age 12+
Haunting tale of two boys' lives changed by police assault.
By Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely
(2015)
age 10+
Facts, stats best for kids interested in global issues.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2015)
age 4+
Otter conquers fears in cute, kid-like holiday romp.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
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age 4+
Dog pulls another fast one in fun trick-or-treating jaunt.
By Alexandra Day
(2015)
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age 8+
Fun, funny graphic novel promotes programming.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2015)
age 9+
Friends, villain clash on speeding train in gripping finale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2015)
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
age 13+
Engaging journey of sick teen risking it all to truly live.
By Nicola Yoon
(2015)
age 9+
Wacky duo adds mayhem to scavenger hunt in funny follow-up.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
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age 10+
Epic saga of theater family, told mostly in pictures.
By Brian Selznick
(2015)
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age 8+
Pitch-perfect story about boy and family facing hard times.
By Katherine Applegate
(2015)
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age 4+
Imaginary pal has abandonment issues in fun, offbeat tale.
By Eoin Colfer
(2015)
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age 14+
Smart, funny, plus-size coming-of-age story.
By Julie Murphy
(2015)
age 11+
Final Discworld novel hits the mark with rich fantasy.
By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
age 10+
Sly combo of two fairy tales makes for literary magic.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
age 14+
Best friends veer toward love in sweet, offbeat romance.
By Adi Alsaid
(2015)
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age 14+
Riveting, violent fantasy of flawed teens on a mission.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2015)
age 10+
Puzzles, explosions in thrilling 1600s mystery adventure.
By Kevin Sands
(2015)
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age 4+
Toys calmly take in whatever happens in Zen-like tale.
By Kevin Henkes
(2015)
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age 9+
Girl beats stereotypes in powerful free-verse novel.
By Marilyn Hilton
(2015)

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