Book Reviews

The Secret of the Painted House Book Poster Image
age 6+
Easy, fun read draws kids in with ghostly chills.
By Marion Dane Bauer
(2007)
Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Magic Tree House, Book 36) Book Poster Image
age 6+
Merlin mission fantasy teaches as it entertains.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(2006)
The BFG Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Silly classic is great read-aloud.
By Roald Dahl
(2006)
The Trouble with Tink Book Poster Image
age 6+
Tinker Bell tale OK for kids, boring for adults.
By Kiki Thorpe
(2006)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Book Poster Image
age 6+
Classic morality tale is highly entertaining.
By Roald Dahl
(1969)
Matilda Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Kid genius gets revenge on stupid, mean adults.
By Roald Dahl
(2005)
100th Day Worries Book Poster Image
age 6+
Suspenseful story makes math enjoyable.
By Margery Cuyler
(2000)
Stuart Little Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Excellent bridge from chapter books to novels.
By E.B. White
(1969)
The Field Guide: The Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Ideal summer read for the middle elementary crowd.
By Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi
(2003)