Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
csm_book
By Stacey Lee
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Quest for half-dragons grows in characters, complexity.
csm_book
By Rachel Hartman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teen girl helps lingering spirits in chilling horror tale.
csm_book
By Paige McKenzie
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Rapid-fire story of boy's horrible final week of school.
csm_book
By Lisa Yee
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Boy strives to make his mark in funny family tale.
csm_book
By Molly B. Burnham
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
csm_book
By CJ Omololu
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
csm_book
By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
csm_book
By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
csm_book
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Puppy stars in funny, sweet book about animal welfare.
csm_book
By Nick Bruel
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Thriller full of glamour, intrigue may hook tweens, teens.
csm_book
By Ally Carter
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
csm_book
By Michael Williams
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
csm_book
By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Heroic cast and terrific plot keep fantasy sequel exciting.
csm_book
By Carol Goodman
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Tragic Sabriel prequel slow to start but worth the wait.
csm_book
By Garth Nix
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
csm_book
By Jen Bryant
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Strong heroine, creative premise, but a floundering fantasy.
csm_book
By Ally Condie
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Continuing adventures in wizardry take a dark turn.
csm_book
By Jasper Fforde
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
csm_book
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
csm_book
By Gail Carriger
(2014)

Pages