Book Reviews

age 9+
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
age 10+
Gripping adventure of intrepid siblings in steampunk world.
By S.S. Taylor
(2012)
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 7+
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
By Tor Seidler
(1993)
age 10+
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
age 10+
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
age 10+
Amazing adventure about siblings lost in a future Zimbabwe.
By Nancy Farmer
(2014)
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age 12+
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
By Sharon Cameron
(2015)
age 10+
Time-travel sequel is intense, suspenseful, and exciting.
By Marissa Moss
(2013)
age 10+
Gross-out humor and adventure in lively Deadweather sequel.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2013)
age 8+
Pace picks up in second book of Survivor host's kid series.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
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age 9+
Siblings search for artifacts, parents in fun series start.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
age 9+
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
age 8+
Plenty of peril in fun final book of Survivor host's series.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
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age 9+
Exciting adventure shows cruelty of early 1900s child labor.
By Wendy McClure
(2014)
age 10+
Swords, explosions, life lessons as comic pirate tale ends.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2014)
age 10+
Imaginative retelling puts feisty girl at center of classic.
By Jessica Lawson
(2014)
age 10+
Time traveler starts to grow up in engaging installment.
By Marissa Moss
(2014)
age 9+
Kids' quest for missing parents goes to Egypt in fun sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
age 8+
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
By Elise Broach
(2014)

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