Book Reviews

Becoming Joe DiMaggio Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
Days Like This Book Poster Image
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age 8+
A reminder of all that is good around us.
By Simon James
(1999)
The Secret Order of the Gumm Street Girls Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun page-turner weaves in some ruby slipper magic.
By Elise Primavera
(2006)
Meanwhile Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky, inventive, and absorbing choose-your-own adventure.
By Jason Shiga
(2010)
Handbook for Dragon Slayers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
Trial by Fire: Stranded, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Pace picks up in second book of Survivor host's kid series.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
The Jungle Book Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Mowgli and more in timeless, suspenseful tales.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1894)
The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail Book Poster Image
age 8+
Swashbuckling adventure of mouse in Queen Victoria's court.
By Richard Peck
(2013)
The Lost Kingdom Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting frontier adventure with steampunk fantasy twist.
By Matthew J. Kirby
(2013)
The Abominables Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet story of yetis' quest for home best for young readers.
By Eva Ibbotson
(2013)
Rooftoppers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Soaring, quirky adventure has unforgettable characters.
By Katherine Rundell
(2013)
Survivors: Stranded, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Plenty of peril in fun final book of Survivor host's series.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
Sky Jumpers: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween girl risks life to save town in gripping future tale.
By Peggy Eddleman
(2013)
The Nerdy Dozen, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spy-kid series kicks off with goofy plot, high-tech fun.
By Jeff Miller
(2014)
Operation Fireball: Fish Finelli, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Clever underdog sparkles in winning adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
Minion Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Terrific page-turner has it all: action, humor, and heart.
By John David Anderson
(2014)
Revenge of Superstition Mountain: Superstition Mountain Mysteries, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
By Elise Broach
(2014)
Forbidden Island: Stranded, Shadow Island, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Shipwrecked siblings encounter more adventure on new island.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2014)
Lowriders in Space, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
By Cathy Camper
(2014)
Seagulls Don't Eat Pickles: Fish Finelli, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, likable boy anchors fun seaside mystery adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)

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