Book Reviews

age 7+
 
Engaging school story about a messy boy with a good heart.
By Bill Harley
(2013)
age 7+
 
Sequel has even more awesome bravery and action.
By Ben Hatke
(2012)
age 7+
 
Early days of Santa Claus are busy but not wholly engaging.
By Laura Geringer, William Joyce
(2011)
age 7+
 
Simple but inventive series great for first fantasy reading.
By Tony Abbott
(1999)
age 7+
 
Third-grader's struggle to look cool gets him in trouble.
By Sally Warner
(2011)
age 7+
 
An adequate sequel, but it misses the magic.
By David Benedictus
(2009)
age 7+
 
Engaging bunny tale with clever wordplay, lovely artwork.
By Katherine Hannigan
(2009)
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age 7+
 
Another sweet animal tale from Babe author.
By Dick King-Smith
(1998)
age 7+
 
Mediocre story with brilliant marketing.
By Michael Stadther
(2006)
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age 7+
 
Gentle, much-loved classic delights all ages.
By E.B. White
(1952)
age 7+
 
Tiresome tales of misbehaving kids.
By Christianna Brand
(2006)
age 7+
 
Story of magical plane fails to take flight.
By Clive Cussler
(2006)
age 7+
 
Heartless toy finds love in a cruel world.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2006)
age 7+
 
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
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age 7+
 
An exciting read-aloud.
By Dan Gordon, Zaki Gordon
(1997)
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age 7+
 
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
By Mary Norton
(2003)