Book Reviews

Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas: Addison Cooke, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny Indiana Jones-type adventure feels a bit dated.
By Jonathan W. Stokes
(2016)
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Going Wild Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Superpowered series start has thrills, appealing characters.
By Lisa McMann
(2016)
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Ruby Lu Series Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Spirited Ruby faces changing family, friends in fun series.
By Lenore Look
(2004)
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The Zack Files Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Silly stories of 10-year-old Zack's improbable adventures.
By Dan Greenburg
(2016)
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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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Stink Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
This 7-year-old's antics will engage emerging readers.
By Megan McDonald
(2013)
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My Weird School Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Playful books have jokes, lessons, some stereotypes.
By Dan Gutman
(2004)
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Poppleton Series Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Kindly pig has adventures with friends in gentle tales.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2016)
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Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Younger Nancy Drew solves cases in beginning mystery series.
By Carolyn Keene
(2016)
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Nate the Great Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Nate solves neighborhood mysteries in fun new-reader series.
By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
(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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Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu: Princess Cupcake Jones, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful responsibility tale avoids princess stereotypes.
By Ylleya Fields
(2013)
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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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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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The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde Book Poster Image
age 5+
Kids will devour fun tale of monstrously hungry rabbits.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(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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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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