Book Reviews

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Young Jeter inches closer to his dreams in strong sequel.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)
age 8+
Lively, loony tale sneaks in moral about responsibility.
By Andy Griffiths
(2015)
age 8+
Wacky, hilarious tale of feuding brother and sister.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
age 8+
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
age 8+
Kids, book characters, mad scientist in wacky, upbeat tale.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2015)
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Dark fantasy has chills, thrills, fresh take on superhero.
By Jacob Grey
(2015)
age 8+
Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
age 8+
Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
age 8+
Likable kids anchor goofy secret-agent sequel.
By Jeff Miller
(2015)
age 8+
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
By Kate Schatz
(2015)
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Quirky adventure about the power of friendship and fantasy.
By A.F. Harrold
(2015)
age 8+
Wrap-up of multimedia series is hasty but satisfying.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
age 8+
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
age 8+
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
age 8+
Lots of solid science in fun, goofy sequel about energy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
age 8+
More pep talks, positivity, substance from fun YouTube star.
By Robby Novak, Brad Montague
(2015)
age 8+
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
age 8+
Fun and insightful look at elementary school friend drama.
By Julie Sternberg
(2014)
age 8+
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
age 8+
Nate at his best, showing empathy for geeky new kid.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2015)

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