Book Reviews

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age 8+
 
French classic about misbehaving schoolboys.
By Rene Goscinny
(2005)
age 8+
 
Big dose of sibling rivalry in very funny 2nd book.
By Jeff Kinney
(2008)
age 8+
 
Great fun, and not nearly as crude as the title.
By Kevin Bolger
(2008)
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age 8+
 
Playful story full of fun, inventions, trouble, and friends.
By Katy Kelly
(2009)
age 8+
 
Smart kids, no violence; great pick for kids new to comics.
By Eleanor Davis
(2009)
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age 8+
 
Lots of life lessons packed in cute comic series.
By Michael Townsend
(2009)
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age 8+
 
Fun, oddball farce reminiscent of Lemony Snicket.
By Tom Angleberger
(2011)
age 8+
 
Silly series starter about wannabe villain.
By Allan Woodrow
(2011)
age 8+
 
Snowstorm tale lacks some punch but stays funny in 6th book.
By Jeff Kinney
(2011)
age 8+
 
Hilarious sequel takes Madeline and Bunnys to England.
By Polly Horvath
(2014)
age 8+
 
Wacky, charming tale of girl and bunnies to the rescue.
By Polly Horvath
(2012)
age 8+
 
Nate cleans up his act to save a friendship in funny read.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2013)
age 8+
 
Madcap mayhem perfect for Big Nate fans.
By Andy Griffiths
(2013)
age 8+
 
Comically creepy tale of celebrity family hit by a curse.
By Matthew Ward
(2013)
age 8+
 
Extra helping of potty humor in 8th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2013)
age 8+
 
Brainy twins fight evil onstage in silly, fun sequel.
By Ellis Weiner
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
age 8+
 
More funny antics, clueless behavior in 3rd installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2009)
age 8+
 
Silly, fast-moving story of sleds and family secrets.
By J. Duddy Gill
(2014)
age 8+
 
Nate locks horns with Gina in funny, feud-filled tale.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)

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