Book Reviews

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age 5+
Heartwarming folk tale teaches kids the joy of sharing.
By Heather Forest
(2005)
age 5+
Folk tale steeped in rich language and elegant art.
By Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
(2010)
age 5+
Fable retold with fabulous artwork and an updated twist.
By Cynthia von Buhler
(2009)
age 14+
Intense tale of school bullying, loss, and isolation.
By Catherine Ryan Hyde
(2009)
age 5+
Not much story, but kids will enjoy Amelia’s blunders.
By Herman Parish
(2009)
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age 14+
Cautionary teen tale of gossip and social networking sites.
By Katie Finn
(2008)
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age 14+
Next chapter in popular series deals with teen pregnancy.
By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
(2008)
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age 14+
Gritty but powerful read about bullied teen.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2007)
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age 14+
Ancient Saxon saga in graphic novel form. Good but gory.
By Gareth Hinds
(2007)
age 14+
Comic book geek learns to deal with high school.
By Barry Lyga
(2006)
age 5+
Impulsive Junie faces Career Day -- early readers.
By Barbara Park
(2006)
age 14+
Horrifyingly realistic portrayal of ark for teens.
By Geraldine McCaughrean
(2006)