Book Reviews

Batman: Earth One Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gritty, hyper-violent graphic novel about Batman's origin.
By Geoff Johns
(2012)
The Iliad Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.
By Homer
(2004)
The Hunters: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teen sailors chase cruel pirate captain in exciting sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2012)
Phoenix: The Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting adventure of bike racing, kung fu, Chinese myth.
By Jeff Stone
(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)
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)
Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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)
On the Road Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Poetic, ecstatic, debauched novel that changed literature.
By Jack Kerouac
(1957)
Stranded Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Shipwrecked tweens unite in adventure by Survivor host.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
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)
The Wainscott Weasel Book Poster Image
age 7+
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
By Tor Seidler
(1993)
Where the Sidewalk Ends Book Poster Image
age 6+
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
By Shel Silverstein
(2004)
My Side of the Mountain Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
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)
Navigating Early Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling adventure as two boys cope with loss, loneliness.
By Clare Vanderpool
(2013)
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)
New Lands: The Chronicles of Egg, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gross-out humor and adventure in lively Deadweather sequel.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2013)
Handbook for Dragon Slayers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)

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