Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Harrowing but uplifting story of orphan saved by dogs.
By Bobbie Pyron
(2014)
age 10+
 
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
age 12+
 
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Intense wilderness-survival tale warns of chimpanzee peril.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
age 8+
 
Plenty of peril in fun final book of Survivor host's series.
By Chris Tebbetts, Jeff Probst
(2013)
age 4+
 
Anthology compiles funny, later George stories.
By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
(2006)
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age 10+
 
Compelling adventure as two boys cope with loss, loneliness.
By Clare Vanderpool
(2013)
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age 3+
 
Detailed, funny illustrations show what zoo animals do.
By Heather Brown
(2012)
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age 4+
 
Tale about patience is perfect for beginning readers.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2003)
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age 2+
 
Unassuming tale offers Zen-like approach to frustration.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2002)
age 3+
 
Adorable monkey livens up a hospital stay.
By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
(1966)
age 3+
 
Lively monkey sequel promotes reading, bedtime fun.
By Eileen Christelow
(2011)
age 2+
 
Sweet, silly board book makes bedtime fun and cozy.
By Sandra Boynton
(1982)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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age 8+
 
Mowgli and more in timeless, suspenseful tales.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1894)
age 10+
 
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
age 7+
 
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
By Tor Seidler
(1993)
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age 12+
 
Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Epic story of a brave puffin fighting to save his homeland.
By Barry Wolverton
(2012)
age 10+
 
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)