Book Reviews

age 7+
 
Madcap time-travel mayhem for the potty-humor set.
By Dav Pilkey
(2014)
age 7+
 
Giggles, wisdom as worrywart Justin starts fourth grade.
By Rachel Vail
(2014)
age 7+
 
Same dogs, same tricks in goofy sequel.
By Tom Watson
(2013)
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age 7+
 
Funny encyclopedia of annoying things and who's responsible.
By William Joyce
(2013)
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age 7+
 
Warm-hearted dogs in silly Big Nate-style adventure.
By Tom Watson
(2013)
age 7+
 
Chapter-book version of young Amelia is vulnerable, funny.
By Herman Parish
(2013)
age 7+
 
Hilarious fun when cranky Kitty goes to obedience school.
By Nick Bruel
(2013)
age 7+
 
Fun, clever time-travel plot mixes with usual potty jokes.
By Dav Pilkey
(2012)
age 7+
 
Funny diary of an 8-year-old worry wart braving summer camp.
By Rachel Vail
(2012)
age 7+
 
Silly start to series from Captain Underpants author.
By Dav Pilkey
(2010)
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age 7+
 
Cute, clever start to series from Babymouse authors.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2011)
age 7+
 
Superhero comic novel full of slapstick and bathroom humor.
By Dav Pilkey
(2002)
age 7+
 
Time-travel comic mixes cartoon mayhem, some learning.
By Erik Craddock
(2009)
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age 7+
 
Quick, lively graphic novels pack in the positivity.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2005)
age 7+
 
Lively translation aptly modernizes a classic.
By Astrid Lindgren
(1969)
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age 7+
 
Reluctant readers have a quirky new friend.
By Sarah Weeks
(2008)
age 7+
 
Irksome, lame attempt at humor and charm.
By Haven Kimmel
(2008)
age 7+
 
The awful Herdman kids are back, but watered down.
By Barbara Robinson
(2004)
age 7+
 
Kids with a bent for the absurd will love this.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(1977)
age 7+
 
Gross bathroom humor book may appeal to reluctant readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)