Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.
By Matthew Holm, Jennifer Holm
(2015)
age 10+
 
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Gripping, taut eco-thriller a thoughtful, satisfying read.
By Louis Sachar
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Futuristic dystopian novel has clever characters, suspense.
By Joel Ross
(2015)
age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
age 10+
 
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
age 10+
 
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)
age 10+
 
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 10+
 
Suspenseful installment explores death penalty, immigration.
By John Grisham
(2015)
age 10+
 
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
By Robin Stevens
(2015)
age 10+
 
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
age 10+
 
Gifted kids infiltrate the enemy in action-focused fantasy.
By Peter Lerangis
(2015)
age 10+
 
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
age 10+
 
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
age 10+
 
A heartwarming story of hope triumphing over pain.
By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
age 10+
 
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
By Marissa Moss
(2015)
age 10+
 
Inner-city middle school tale is funny and compassionate.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
age 10+
 
Deep-thinking fantasy lovers will dive into this sequel.
By Aaron Starmer
(2015)

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