Book Reviews

The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby Book Poster Image
age 7+
Superhero comic novel full of slapstick and bathroom humor.
By Dav Pilkey
(2002)
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Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers: Captain Underpants, Book 9 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, clever time-travel plot mixes with usual potty jokes.
By Dav Pilkey
(2012)
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Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000: Captain Underpants, Book 11 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Madcap time-travel mayhem for the potty-humor set.
By Dav Pilkey
(2014)
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Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot: Captain Underpants, Book 12 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amid the mischief, a heartfelt pep talk for underdogs.
By Dav Pilkey
(2015)
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Captain Underpants Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, irreverent series delights with action, wedgie jokes.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
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The Adventures of Captain Underpants: Captain Underpants, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Gross potty humor, funny pranks will hook reluctant readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
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The Return of Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 7+
Final Zita graphic novel with more peril, great role model.
By Ben Hatke
(2014)
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Stuntboy, in the Meantime Book Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging, thoughtful story of changing family has great art.
By Jason Reynolds
(2021)
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Seven Wonders Book 1: The Colossus Rises Book Poster Image
age 10+
Super-teens clash with ancient history in OK series start.
By Peter Lerangis
(2013)
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The House of Hades: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Another thrilling adventure, this time in the underworld.
By Rick Riordan
(2013)
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Battling Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Live-wire adventure offers something new for comics fans.
By Paul Pope
(2013)
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Exposure: Virals, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teens seek kidnapped classmates in exciting Virals tale.
By Kathy Reichs, Brendan Reichs
(2014)
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Seven Wonders Book 3: The Tomb of Shadows Book Poster Image
age 10+
Characters lack oomph, but adventure stays high in sequel.
By Peter Lerangis
(2014)
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The Blood of Olympus: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying finale full of gods, giants, and fond farewells.
By Rick Riordan
(2014)
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Sunny Side Up Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2015)
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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Vol. 1, Nos. 1-4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Quirky supergirl brings fun back to comic books.
By Ryan North
(2015)
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Tight Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic, nuanced tale of Brooklyn boy has lots of heart.
By Torrey Maldonado
(2018)
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Public School Superhero Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inner-city middle school tale is funny and compassionate.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
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The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence Book Poster Image
age 10+
Nonstop superhero action with diverse heroes and villains.
By Stan Lee, Stuart Moore
(2015)
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The Sword of Summer: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting Norse mythology adventure with Percy-like hero.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
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