Book Reviews

The Ghostfaces: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Swashbuckling uncharted-island adventure has a few lulls.
By John Flanagan
(2016)
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Pax Book Poster Image
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Pax
age 10+
Compelling, heartrending story of boy and fox in dystopia.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2016)
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Terror at Bottle Creek Book Poster Image
age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm-survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
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The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
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Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
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The Dogs of Winter Book Poster Image
age 10+
Harrowing but uplifting story of orphan saved by dogs.
By Bobbie Pyron
(2014)
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The Turtle of Oman Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
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The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton's Lair: The Expeditioners, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
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The Last Wild Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
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Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sequel to boy-detective graphic novel brings more laughs.
By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
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Navigating Early Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling adventure as two boys cope with loss, loneliness.
By Clare Vanderpool
(2013)
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Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made Book Poster Image
age 10+
Offbeat imagination rules in funny, poignant graphic novel.
By Stephan Pastis
(2013)
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Laugh with the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Moving story of grieving American teen in African village.
By Shana Burg
(2012)
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My Side of the Mountain Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
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Seizure: Virals, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Kids search for pirate treasure in adventurous sequel.
By Kathy Reichs
(2011)
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Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
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