Book Reviews

The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs Book Poster Image
age 4+
Garden fantasy casts a strange spell.
By William Joyce
(1996)
Mira's Diary: Home Sweet Rome Book Poster Image
age 10+
Time-travel sequel is intense, suspenseful, and exciting.
By Marissa Moss
(2013)
Navigating Early Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling adventure as two boys cope with loss, loneliness.
By Clare Vanderpool
(2013)
Nine Days Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping search for missing dad, based on a true story.
By Fred Hiatt
(2013)
Chomp! Zoo Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Detailed, funny illustrations show what zoo animals do.
By Heather Brown
(2012)
Ollie Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Tale about patience is perfect for beginning readers.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2003)
Gossie Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Unassuming tale offers Zen-like approach to frustration.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2002)
Curious George Goes to the Hospital Book Poster Image
age 3+
Adorable monkey livens up a hospital stay.
By Margret Rey, H. A. Rey
(1966)
Red Is Best Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Delightful, sweet story celebrates independence.
By Kathy Stinson
(2011)
The Runaway King: The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Young king faces pirates, thieves in swashbuckling sequel.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2013)
Saltwater Taffy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Adventure tale sinks under weight of laudable goals.
By Eric DelaBarre
(2011)
Stranded Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Shipwrecked tweens unite in adventure by Survivor host.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed: A Five Little Monkeys Story Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lively monkey sequel promotes reading, bedtime fun.
By Eileen Christelow
(2011)
But Not the Hippopotamus Book Poster Image
age 2+
Cute rhyming book shows how to be a friend.
By Sandra Boynton
(1982)
The Going to Bed Book Book Poster Image
age 2+
Sweet, silly board book makes bedtime fun and cozy.
By Sandra Boynton
(1982)
On the Road Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Poetic, ecstatic, debauched novel that changed literature.
By Jack Kerouac
(1957)
Warriors series Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Cat clans mirror human issues in popular series.
By Erin Hunter, Cherith Baldry, Kate Cary, Tui T. Sutherland
(2003)
Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon: The Expeditioners, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping adventure of intrepid siblings in steampunk world.
By S.S. Taylor
(2012)
The Voyage of Lucy P. Simmons Book Poster Image
age 10+
Brave heroine faces danger with help of magic and friends.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2012)

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