Book Reviews

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 10+
 
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
age 7+
 
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
By Tor Seidler
(1993)
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age 12+
 
Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Epic story of a brave puffin fighting to save his homeland.
By Barry Wolverton
(2012)
age 8+
 
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)
age 6+
 
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
By Barbara Park
(1992)
age 10+
 
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
(2012)
age 6+
 
Perfect "knightly" read-aloud for younger children.
By Gerald Morris
(2011)
age 10+
 
Superpowered kids have exciting crime-fighting adventure.
By Peter Abrahams
(2012)
age 9+
 
Exciting pirate-treasure search in classic Tintin series.
By Herge
(1943)
age 9+
 
Dramatic finish to "Secret of the Unicorn" treasure hunt.
By Herge
(1944)
age 10+
 
Fun underdog tale starts high-seas series.
By John Flanagan
(2011)
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age 9+
 
Great story, characters make mouse journey instant classic.
By Richard Peck
(2011)
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age 10+
 
Moving story of a horse and boy has anti-war message.
By Michael Morpurgo
(2007)
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age 11+
 
Cold War kids use magic to save world in brilliant novel.
By Maile Meloy
(2011)
age 7+
 
Third-grader's struggle to look cool gets him in trouble.
By Sally Warner
(2011)
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age 12+
 
Time-traveling thriller puts three teens in NYC on 9/11.
By Alex Scarrow
(2010)
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age 14+
 
Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.
By Homer
(2004)

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