Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
age 8+
 
A fun and fantastic fish tale.
By M.T. Anderson
(2005)
age 8+
 
Aliens in Johnny's video game don't want to fight.
By Terry Pratchett
(2005)
age 8+
 
Foster child wishes for a family for Christmas.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(2005)
age 8+
 
Stephen Hawking tale confuses fact and fiction.
By Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
(2007)
age 8+
 
Adventure series is formulaic but satisfying.
By Victor Appleton
(2007)
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age 8+
 
Humor and horror mix in fun, fast-paced series installment.
By M.T. Anderson
(2011)
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age 8+
 
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
age 8+
 
Adaptation of sci-fi favorite a little murky visually.
By Dallas Middaugh, Jeanne DuPrau
(2012)
age 8+
 
Fast-paced girl-power confection made for superhero fans.
By Sophie Bell
(2013)
age 8+
 
Dickens perennial gets goofy "Adventure Time" treatment.
By Max Brallier
(2014)
age 8+
 
Girl blasts off to alien moon in wacky, wise sci-fi sequel.
By Adam Rex
(2015)
age 8+
 
Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
By Marion Jensen
(2015)