Book Reviews

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age 9+
Fun, tech-savvy start to orphaned spy kids series.
By Peter Jay Black
(2014)
age 8+
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
By Cathy Camper
(2014)
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age 15+
Gritty thriller shows cost of drug trade, human trafficking.
By Ryan Graudin
(2014)
age 10+
Harrowing but uplifting story of orphan saved by dogs.
By Bobbie Pyron
(2014)
age 8+
Shipwrecked siblings encounter more adventure on new island.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2014)
age 10+
Satisfying finale to magical adventure-girl series.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2014)
age 10+
Time traveler starts to grow up in engaging installment.
By Marissa Moss
(2014)
age 8+
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
By Elise Broach
(2014)
age 12+
Bandits and faeries mix in rollicking fantasy series debut.
By Ben Tripp
(2014)
age 9+
Fairy tale twist adds to the fun in popular series.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
age 10+
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
age 8+
Fast-paced adventure with friends, zombies, and magic.
By Patrik Henry Bass
(2014)
age 12+
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
age 9+
Kids' quest for missing parents goes to Egypt in fun sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
age 8+
Bright, likable boy anchors fun seaside mystery adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
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age 8+
Prince and pauper find friendship in rollicking tale.
By Sid Fleischman
(1986)
age 10+
Crew fights slavers and pirates in solid seafaring sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
age 10+
Imaginative retelling puts feisty girl at center of classic.
By Jessica Lawson
(2014)
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age 12+
Exciting take on a forgotten Asian-American superhero.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2014)
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age 8+
Terrific page-turner has it all: action, humor, and heart.
By John David Anderson
(2014)

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