Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Epic story of a brave puffin fighting to save his homeland.
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By Barry Wolverton
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
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By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
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By Barbara Park
(1992)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
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By Kristin Levine
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Perfect "knightly" read-aloud for younger children.
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By Gerald Morris
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Superpowered kids have exciting crime-fighting adventure.
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By Peter Abrahams
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting pirate-treasure search in classic Tintin series.
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By Herge
(1943)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Dramatic finish to "Secret of the Unicorn" treasure hunt.
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By Herge
(1944)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fun underdog tale starts high-seas series.
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By John Flanagan
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Great story, characters make mouse journey instant classic.
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By Richard Peck
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving story of a horse and boy has anti-war message.
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By Michael Morpurgo
(2007)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Cold War kids use magic to save world in brilliant novel.
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By Maile Meloy
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Third-grader's struggle to look cool gets him in trouble.
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By Sally Warner
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Time-traveling thriller puts three teens in NYC on 9/11.
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By Alex Scarrow
(2010)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.
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By Homer
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Seventh grader documents her struggles in clever scrapbook.
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By Jennifer L. Holm
(2007)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Sharp satire mixes girl-power themes with violence, sex.
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By Libba Bray
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Honest novel shows brutality of grade school bullying.
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By Judy Blume
(1974)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fun superhero saga with coming-of-age themes.
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By Jack D. Ferraiolo
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Essential, epic poem of Greek gods, monsters, and heroes.
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By Homer
(1998)

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