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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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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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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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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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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Terror at Bottle Creek Book Poster Image
age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm-survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
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Shelter Pet Squad Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat, fun adventures spotlight kind, animal-loving kids.
By Cynthia Lord
(2014)
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Dragon Slayers' Academy Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Average stories about aspiring knights in medieval times.
By Kate McMullan
(2003)
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The After-Room: The Apothecary Series, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Love, magic, adventure, ghosts in thrilling series finale.
By Maile Meloy
(2015)
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Katie Woo Series Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Relatable stories in short chapters have good life lessons.
By Fran Manushkin
(2011)
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Henry and Mudge Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Simple, sweet stories about a boy and his beloved dog.
By Cynthia Rylant
(1987)
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The Blackthorn Key Book Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzles, explosions in thrilling 1600s mystery adventure.
By Kevin Sands
(2015)
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How to Read a Story Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
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Countdown Zero: Codename Conspiracy Series, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gripping, well-grounded sequel in fun kid-spy series.
By Chris Rylander
(2015)
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Scorpion Mountain: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting adventure pits Heron crew against cult assassins.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
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The Dogs of Winter Book Poster Image
age 10+
Harrowing but uplifting story of orphan saved by dogs.
By Bobbie Pyron
(2014)
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Forbidden Island: Stranded, Shadow Island, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Shipwrecked siblings encounter more adventure on new island.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2014)
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Revenge of Superstition Mountain: Superstition Mountain Mysteries, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
By Elise Broach
(2014)
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