All Reviews

The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man Book Poster Image
age 4+
Exciting look at the fun (and fatigue) of being a superhero.
By Michael Chabon
(2011)
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Prairie Evers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
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Small Damages Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Luminous story of pregnant teen's summer in Spain.
By Beth Kephart
(2012)
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Olivia and the Fairy Princesses Book Poster Image
age 3+
A good-humored identity crisis makes this one a royal hoot.
By Ian Falconer
(2012)
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The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 5+
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
By Emma Thompson
(2012)
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Keeping Safe the Stars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping story of three sibs fending for themselves in 1974.
By Sheila O'Connor
(2012)
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Joshua Dread Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hilarious saga of middle-schooler with supervillain parents.
By Lee Bacon
(2012)
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Handbook for Dragon Slayers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
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The Twelve-Fingered Boy Book Poster Image
age 15+
Exciting, creepy horror adventure tweaks superheroics.
By John Hornor Jacobs
(2013)
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Sidekicked Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Smart coming-of-age tale costumed as superhero adventure.
By John David Anderson
(2013)
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The Boy on the Porch Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wonderful story of mute boy mysteriously left on farm.
By Sharon Creech
(2013)
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The Great American Dust Bowl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
By Don Brown
(2013)
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Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun sequel shows compromise beats conflict at playground.
By Jacky Davis
(2009)
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Ladybug Girl at the Beach Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun adventure lets Lulu face fears at her own pace.
By Jacky Davis
(2010)
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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
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National Velvet Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
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Exile: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting sequel keeps momentum of telepathic elf-girl tale.
By Shannon Messenger
(2013)
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Battling Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Live-wire adventure offers something new for comics fans.
By Paul Pope
(2013)
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Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
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Battle Bunny Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Hilarious, boy-friendly action story for beginning readers.
By Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett
(2013)
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