Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
By Angelica Banks
(2015)
age 10+
 
Satisfying finale to magical adventure-girl series.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2014)
age 8+
 
Bright, likable boy anchors fun seaside mystery adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
age 10+
 
Crew fights slavers and pirates in solid seafaring sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
age 10+
 
Swords, explosions, life lessons as comic pirate tale ends.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Riveting story of teen hostage falling for Somali pirate.
By Nick Lake
(2013)
age 9+
 
Brave Lucy sails to Australia in even more exciting sequel.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2013)
age 10+
 
Gross-out humor and adventure in lively Deadweather sequel.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Compelling adventure as two boys cope with loss, loneliness.
By Clare Vanderpool
(2013)
age 10+
 
Young king faces pirates, thieves in swashbuckling sequel.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Adventure tale sinks under weight of laudable goals.
By Eric DelaBarre
(2011)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 10+
 
Teen sailors chase cruel pirate captain in exciting sequel.
By John Flanagan
(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)