Book Reviews

age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
age 9+
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
age 12+
Man vs. marlin story a challenging, introspective read.
By Ernest Hemingway
(2011)
age 10+
Superpowered kids have exciting crime-fighting adventure.
By Peter Abrahams
(2012)
age 6+
Perfect "knightly" read-aloud for younger children.
By Gerald Morris
(2011)
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age 14+
Essential, epic poem of Greek gods, monsters, and heroes.
By Homer
(1998)
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age 9+
Epic story of a brave puffin fighting to save his homeland.
By Barry Wolverton
(2012)
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age 12+
Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2012)
age 10+
Never a dull moment in pirate adventure with comic mayhem.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2012)
age 10+
Teen shipmates take on pirates in high-seas series sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2012)
age 13+
Fun story of math whiz girl who fights crime, finds romance.
By Annabel Monaghan
(2012)
age 15+
Gritty, hyper-violent graphic novel about Batman's origin.
By Geoff Johns
(2012)
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age 14+
Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.
By Homer
(2004)
age 10+
Teen sailors chase cruel pirate captain in exciting sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2012)
age 9+
Exciting adventure of bike racing, kung fu, Chinese myth.
By Jeff Stone
(2012)
age 10+
Brave heroine faces danger with help of magic and friends.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2012)
age 10+
Gripping adventure of intrepid siblings in steampunk world.
By S.S. Taylor
(2012)
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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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)
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age 9+
Shipwrecked tweens unite in adventure by Survivor host.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)

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