Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 10+
 
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
age 10+
 
Predictable but thoughtful ending to sci-fi trilogy.
By Tony DiTerlizzi
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
age 10+
 
Absorbing, fast-paced sci-fi fantasy hinges on time machine.
By Polly Shulman
(2013)
age 10+
 
Odd mix of cartoony space exploits and cutting-edge science.
By Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
(2012)
age 10+
 
Heroine's humanity anchors stronger sequel.
By Tony DiTerlizzi
(2012)
age 10+
 
Charming, somewhat silly tale of human-robot rivalry.
By Evan Kuhlman
(2012)
age 10+
 
Action-packed skate adventure good for reluctant readers.
By M. Zachary Sherman
(2011)
age 10+
 
Intriguing premise, but too much exposition.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2009)
age 10+
 
Uninspired sci-fi adventure won't leave kids wanting more.
By James Patterson
(2008)
age 10+
 
Severe look at war's impact better for older kids.
By Alice Walker
(2007)
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age 10+
 
Invisibility isn't all it's cracked up to be.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
age 10+
 
Matinee action/violence in a slick, fun package.
By Eoin Colfer
(2004)