Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Fun birthday tale for preschool truck lovers.
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By Candace Fleming
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Unique counting book has simple art, playful text and story.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
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By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Charming sneezing panda learns how to fix mistakes.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
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By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Lunar military adventure has strong teen girl at center.
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By Karen Bao
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
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By Stacey Lee
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teen girl helps lingering spirits in chilling horror tale.
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By Paige McKenzie
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Quest for half-dragons grows in characters, complexity.
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By Rachel Hartman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Rapid-fire story of boy's horrible final week of school.
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By Lisa Yee
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting sci-fi saga expands scope, adds depth to Tula.
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By Cecil Castellucci
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
New setting, twists add intrigue to violent superhero saga.
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By Brandon Sanderson
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
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By CJ Omololu
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Girl looks for returning bird in cute, informative tale.
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By Anne Rockwell
(1989)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Pinkalicious helps mini-mermaid get home in cute beach tale.
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By Victoria Kann
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
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By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Baby duck won't go to sleep in funny farm tale.
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By Doreen Cronin
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
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By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Vibrant art, gentle story of Nana and a boy's magical cape.
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By Lauren Castillo
(2014)

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