Book Reviews

Sunny Side Up Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.
By Matthew Holm, Jennifer Holm
(2015)
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Beyond the Kingdoms: The Land of Stories, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
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Fuzzy Mud Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Gripping, taut eco-thriller a thoughtful, satisfying read.
By Louis Sachar
(2015)
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The Fog Diver Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Futuristic dystopian novel has clever characters, suspense.
By Joel Ross
(2015)
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The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate Book Poster Image
age 10+
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
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A Grimm Warning: The Land of Stories, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
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Pieces and Players Book Poster Image
age 10+
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)
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The Orphan Army: The Nightsiders, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
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Theodore Boone: The Fugitive Book Poster Image
age 10+
Suspenseful installment explores death penalty, immigration.
By John Grisham
(2015)
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Murder Is Bad Manners Book Poster Image
age 10+
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
By Robin Stevens
(2015)
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The Isle of the Lost: The Descendants, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
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Seven Wonders Book 4: The Curse of the King Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gifted kids infiltrate the enemy in action-focused fantasy.
By Peter Lerangis
(2015)
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The Return: Disney Lands, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
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Hopper's Destiny: Mouseheart, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
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Dear Hank Williams Book Poster Image
age 10+
A heartwarming story of hope triumphing over pain.
By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2015)
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Evil Spy School Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
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Amelia's Middle-School Graduation Yearbook Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
By Marissa Moss
(2015)
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Public School Superhero Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inner-city middle school tale is funny and compassionate.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
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The Whisper: The Riverman Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deep-thinking fantasy lovers will dive into this sequel.
By Aaron Starmer
(2015)
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Nightbird Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween pals, family curse, romance in sweet, dreamy tale.
By Alice Hoffman
(2015)
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