Book Reviews

Ollie's Odyssey Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Illustrated stolen-toy tale has heart and scary scenes.
By William Joyce
(2016)
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Milo Speck, Accidental Agent Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny fantasy encourages problem-solving, resilience.
By Linda Urban
(2015)
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The Sasquatch Escape: The Imaginary Veterinary, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Quirky fantasy adventure perfect for Magic Tree House grads.
By Suzanne Selfors
(2013)
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Half Magic: Tales of Magic, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Delightful, charming classic has adventure, humor, heart.
By Edward Eager
(1999)
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Legends of Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sequel has even more awesome bravery and action.
By Ben Hatke
(2012)
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Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King: The Guardians, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Early days of Santa Claus are busy but not wholly engaging.
By William Joyce, Laura Geringer
(2011)
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Secrets of Droon Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Simple but inventive series great for first fantasy reading.
By Tony Abbott
(1999)
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Return to the Hundred Acre Wood Book Poster Image
age 7+
An adequate sequel, but it misses the magic.
By David Benedictus
(2009)
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Emmaline and the Bunny Book Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging bunny tale with clever wordplay, lovely artwork.
By Katherine Hannigan
(2009)
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The Water Horse Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Another sweet animal tale from Babe author.
By Dick King-Smith
(1998)
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A Treasure's Trove Book Poster Image
age 7+
Mediocre story with brilliant marketing.
By Michael Stadther
(2006)
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Charlotte's Web Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Gentle, much-loved classic delights all ages.
By E.B. White
(1952)
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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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The Adventures of Vin Fiz Book Poster Image
age 7+
Story of magical plane fails to take flight.
By Clive Cussler
(2006)
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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Book Poster Image
age 7+
Heartless toy finds love in a cruel world.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2006)
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Davin Book Poster Image
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age 7+
An exciting read-aloud.
By Dan Gordon, Zaki Gordon
(1997)
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The Borrowers Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
By Mary Norton
(2003)
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