Book Reviews

Stone Soup Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Heartwarming folk tale teaches kids the joy of sharing.
By Heather Forest
(2005)
Team Human Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Engaging, suspenseful vampire spoof has real substance.
By Justine Larbalestier, Sarah Rees Brennan
(2012)
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Book Poster Image
age 13+
Twilight series offshoot has heavier doses of horror.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2010)
Alex Van Helsing: Vampire Rising Book Poster Image
age 13+
More violent and less romantic than Twilight but funnier.
By Jason Henderson
(2010)
Cloud Tea Monkeys Book Poster Image
age 5+
Folk tale steeped in rich language and elegant art.
By Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
(2010)
Bram Stoker's Dracula Book Poster Image
age 13+
Classic vampire tale is sexier and darker than you remember.
By Bram Stoker
(1969)
But Who Will Bell the Cats? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fable retold with fabulous artwork and an updated twist.
By Cynthia von Buhler
(2009)
Shiver Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Does for werewolves what Twilight did for vampires.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2009)
Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich Book Poster Image
age 5+
Poems, stellar art show funny side of monsters.
By Adam Rex, Mordecai Richler
(2006)
The Evil Moon Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Weak writing, but it hooks readers who like gore.
By R. L. Stine
(1995)
Beast Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Beauty and the Beast retold in slow-paced but exotic tale.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2000)