Book Reviews

Secret Agent Jack Stalwart Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Captivating adventures of globe-trotting, crime-solving boy.
By Elizabeth Singer Hunt
(2007)
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Princess Pulverizer Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Atypical princess story is spirited, funny, full of burps.
By Nancy Krulik
(2018)
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Kitty Book Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Girl with cat-like superpowers has fun, daring adventures.
By Paula Harrison
(2019)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True Book Poster Image
age 6+
Perfect "knightly" read-aloud for younger children.
By Gerald Morris
(2011)
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Beauty Queens Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Sharp satire mixes girl-power themes with violence, sex.
By Libba Bray
(2011)
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The Walled City Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty thriller shows cost of drug trade, human trafficking.
By Ryan Graudin
(2014)
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Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride: Based on a True Story Book Poster Image
age 6+
Amelia Earhart & Eleanor Roosevelt's 1933 flight.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(1999)
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Dragon Masters Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Action-packed tales of young dragon masters fighting evil.
By Tracey West
(2014)
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Eerie Elementary series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Spooky tales of kids at a school that's alive and angry.
By Jack Chabert
(2014)
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Batman: Earth One Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gritty, hyper-violent graphic novel about Batman's origin.
By Geoff Johns
(2012)
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The Living Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Sympathetic characters anchor over-the-top disaster drama.
By Matt de la Peña
(2013)
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Journey to the Lights: Disney Frozen: Northern Lights Book Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat "Frozen" spin-off is an easy chapter book for fans.
By Suzanne Francis
(2016)
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Kenny's Window Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Challenging book makes readers think.
By Maurice Sendak
(1956)
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The White Darkness Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark Antarctic survival story. Overlong but fascinating.
By Geraldine McCaughrean
(2007)
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Mystery of the Map: Poptropica, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Nonstop action propels website spin-off.
By Jack Chabert
(2016)
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