Book Reviews

The Canyon's Edge Book Poster Image
age 11+
Poetry lends shape to dramatic, gripping desert adventure.
By Dusti Bowling
(2020)
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A New Beginning: Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Promising spin-off series start with the first girl Ranger!
By John Flanagan
(2013)
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The Way Things Work Now Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating look at the things that power our world.
By David Macaulay
(2016)
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The Tournament at Gorlan: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Slow start to prequel series with stalwart characters.
By John Flanagan
(2015)
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Endgame: The Calling Book Poster Image
age 15+
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)
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The Swap Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Switching spell lets girl and boy see other's point of view.
By Megan Shull
(2014)
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Better Off Friends Book Poster Image
age 11+
Sweet, funny When Harry Met Sally romance for tweens.
By Elizabeth Eulberg
(2014)
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Leverage Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful, perhaps too-intense tale of sports bullying.
By Joshua C. Cohen
(2012)
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Foiled Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Girl fencer fights monsters in clever fantasy graphic novel.
By Jane Yolen
(2010)
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Mexican Whiteboy Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving, violent book about teen looking for his identity.
By Matt de la Peña
(2008)
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Car Trouble Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Duff finds trouble while driving cross country.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2005)
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