Book Reviews

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)
The Wainscott Weasel Book Poster Image
age 7+
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
By Tor Seidler
(1993)
My Side of the Mountain Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
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)
Trial by Fire: Stranded, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Pace picks up in second book of Survivor host's kid series.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
The Invisible Tower: Otherworld Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
King Arthur meets gamers in action-packed series start.
By Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2012)
The Seven Swords: Otherworld Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Series continues with more action, adventures, and battles.
By Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2013)
Treasure Hunters Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Siblings search for artifacts, parents in fun series start.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself: Nick and Tesla, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
Survivors: Stranded, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Plenty of peril in fun final book of Survivor host's series.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
Unhooking the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fast-paced adventure of orphan siblings on quest in NYC.
By Gregory Hughes
(2013)
Wanderville Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting adventure shows cruelty of early 1900s child labor.
By Wendy McClure
(2014)
Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage: A Mystery with Hoverbots, Bristlebots, and Other Robots You Can Build Yourself: Nick and Tesla, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Crime-fighting kids return in fun, science-drenched mystery.
By "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2014)
Blue Sea Burning: The Chronicles of Egg, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Swords, explosions, life lessons as comic pirate tale ends.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2014)
Mouseheart Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Gripping, gory mouse adventure may be too dark for some.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2014)
The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher Book Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative retelling puts feisty girl at center of classic.
By Jessica Lawson
(2014)
Mira's Diary:  Bombs Over London Book Poster Image
age 10+
Time traveler starts to grow up in engaging installment.
By Marissa Moss
(2014)
Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids' quest for missing parents goes to Egypt in fun sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)

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