Book Reviews

The Adventures of Captain Underpants: An Epic Novel: Captain Underpants, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Gross bathroom humor book may appeal to reluctant readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
The Borrowers Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
By Mary Norton
(2003)
The All New Amelia Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amelia learns a lesson from identity crisis.
By Marissa Moss
(1999)
Ramona the Pest Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Ramona tale helps young kids build empathy.
By Beverly Cleary
(1992)
The Wind in the Willows Book Poster Image
age 7+
Timeless classic about Toad's adventures and his friends.
By Kenneth Grahame
(1969)
Fat Men From Space Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kids with a bent for the absurd will love this.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(1977)
Mama Had to Work on Christmas Book Poster Image
age 7+
Gently opens children's eyes to class differences.
By Carolyn Marsden
(2003)
The Wolves in the Walls Book Poster Image
age 7+
May be too intense for the youngest kids.
By Neil Gaiman
(2003)
Davin Book Poster Image
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age 7+
An exciting read-aloud.
By Dan Gordon, Zaki Gordon
(1997)
More Perfect than the Moon (Sarah, Plain and Tall, Book 4) Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sarah, Plain and Tall continues.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
Morning Girl Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Lyrical historical fiction with a knockout punch.
By Michael Dorris
(1992)
The Fairy's Mistake (The Princess Tales, Book 1) Book Poster Image
age 7+
A fairy's reward and punishment backfire.
By Gail Carson Levine
(2004)
The Best Halloween Ever Book Poster Image
age 7+
The awful Herdman kids are back, but watered down.
By Barbara Robinson
(2004)
The Last Holiday Concert Book Poster Image
age 7+
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
A Christmas Sonata Book Poster Image
age 7+
A dying boy wants to believe in Santa.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)
Encyclopedia Prehistorica : Dinosaurs Book Poster Image
age 7+
Dinosaur pop-up essential for young dino lovers.
By Matthew Reinhart
(2006)
A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beautiful collection of poetry and illustrations.
By Caroline Kennedy
(2006)
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Book Poster Image
age 7+
Heartless toy finds love in a cruel world.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2006)
The Adventures of Vin Fiz Book Poster Image
age 7+
Story of magical plane fails to take flight.
By Clive Cussler
(2006)
Nanny McPhee: The Collected Tales of Nurse Matilda Book Poster Image
age 7+
Tiresome tales of misbehaving kids.
By Christianna Brand
(2006)

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