Want personalized picks that fit your family?

Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids.

Get age-based picks

Book Reviews

Winterhouse Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Perfectly set bookish mystery with some spooky stuff.
By Ben Guterson
(2018)
Continue reading
The Lost Rainforest: Mez's Magic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed but scattered tale of magic talking animals.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2018)
Continue reading
The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Worthy addition to the mythological world of Percy Jackson.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
Continue reading
Fall of Heroes: The Cloak Society, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Superheroes make a comeback in crash-pow installment.
By Jeramey Kraatz
(2014)
Continue reading
Sisters Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Funny, moving memoir should appeal to younger comics fans.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2014)
Continue reading
Nickel Bay Nick Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Tween boy must salvage Christmas in fun, moving adventure.
By Dean Pitchford
(2013)
Continue reading
Dork Diaries 6: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker Book Poster Image
age 9+
Graphic novel is funny but light on content, long on drama.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2013)
Continue reading
Teacher's Pest: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Bug-monsters offer light horror hijinks in third volume.
By Charles Gilman
(2013)
Continue reading
Case File 13: Zombie Kid Book Poster Image
age 9+
Goofy horror tale has light scares and lots of body humor.
By J. Scott Savage
(2012)
Continue reading
Professor Gargoyle: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
By Charles Gilman
(2012)
Continue reading
Santa, Are You for Real? Book Poster Image
age 9+
For those ready to learn the truth about Santa.
By Harold Myra
(1997)
Continue reading