Book Reviews

Basil of Baker Street: The Great Mouse Detective, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Classic, cute series about Sherlock-like mouse sleuth.
By Eve Titus
(2016)
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Journey to the Lights: Disney Frozen: Northern Lights Book Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat "Frozen" spin-off is an easy chapter book for fans.
By Suzanne Francis
(2016)
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The League and the Lantern Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fact-paced thriller adds conspiracy to Abe Lincoln lore.
By Brian Wells
(2016)
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The Ghostfaces: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Swashbuckling uncharted-island adventure has a few lulls.
By John Flanagan
(2016)
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Royal Wedding Disaster: From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun return to fluffy, popular princess series.
By Meg Cabot
(2016)
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Mystery of the Map: Poptropica, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Nonstop action propels website spin-off.
By Jack Chabert
(2016)
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As Brave as You Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant summer adventure brims with family love and hope.
By Jason Reynolds
(2016)
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Weekends with Max and His Dad Book Poster Image
age 6+
Playful, realistic tale of adjusting to life after divorce.
By Linda Urban
(2016)
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The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting, funny, lively guide urges girls to adventure.
By Caroline Paul
(2016)
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All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook Book Poster Image
age 9+
Warm, moving story of remarkable boy who calls prison home.
By Leslie Connor
(2016)
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Unbecoming Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Family secrets, mature themes in thoughtful drama.
By Jenny Downham
(2016)
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The Wild Robot Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Robot vs. wilderness in poignant survival tale.
By Peter Brown
(2016)
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Terror at Bottle Creek Book Poster Image
age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm-survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
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Just My Luck Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Touching fourth-grade story of empathy and kindness.
By Cammie McGovern
(2016)
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When Mischief Came to Town Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl shakes up Danish island in heartfelt outsider tale.
By Katrina Nannestad
(2016)
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Robots Go Wild! House of Robots, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Good-vs.-bad robot antics will hook reluctant readers.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2015)
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American Ace Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
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Passenger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Taut time-travel adventure-romance explores race, sex bias.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2016)
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Emily's Blue Period Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sensitive story of using art to process difficult emotions.
By Cathleen Daly
(2014)
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Stella Brings the Family Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl with two dads appreciates whole family in sweet tale.
By Miriam B. Schiffer
(2015)
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