Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Classic satire portrays absurd David vs. Goliath warfare.
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By Jean Merrill
(1964)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
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By Mort Castle, Sam Weller
(2012)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Excellent vocab builder is also big wacky fun.
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By Richard Scarry
(1998)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Exceptional art, sensitive story reunite a boy and his bear.
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By Philip C. Stead
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
15 surrealist tales by a master illustrator.
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By Shaun Tan
(2009)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Powerful, intense short stories of love in the inner city.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2007)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Dark, brutal, otherworldly stories for mature readers.
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By Margo Lanagan
(2007)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Short stories about coming of age; some sexual references.
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By Lois Lowry
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Delightful tall tales great for reading aloud.
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By Patricia McKissack
(2006)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Scary, award-winning African-American stories.
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By Patricia McKissack
(2006)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Short stories by male authors. Some good, some iffy stuff.
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By Jon Scieszka
(2005)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Tales of childhood long ago -- in 1979.
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By Esme Raji Codell
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A mysterious library card affects four lives.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(2004)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Three novellas tell of teens dealing with death.
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By Bruce Brooks
(2004)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Mildly charming but unspectacular book.
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By Edith Baer
(1992)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Six stories about toys that come to life.
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By Naomi Lewis
(2000)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Sensitive portraits of kids growing up.
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By Robert Cormier
(1991)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Integrity is rewarded in poignant, funny tale.
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By Dr. Seuss
(1940)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Draws in railroad buffs and reluctant readers.
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By Christine Heap
(1998)