Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Gripping, well-grounded sequel in fun kid-spy series.
By Chris Rylander
(2015)
age 10+
 
Exciting adventure pits Heron crew against cult assassins.
By John Flanagan
(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 8+
 
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
By Elise Broach
(2014)
age 10+
 
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
age 8+
 
Bright, likable boy anchors fun seaside mystery adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
age 10+
 
Crew fights slavers and pirates in solid seafaring sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Terrific page-turner has it all: action, humor, and heart.
By John David Anderson
(2014)
age 8+
 
Clever underdog sparkles in winning adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Intense wilderness-survival tale warns of chimpanzee peril.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
age 9+
 
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
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age 12+
 
New villains seek A-bomb in exciting Apothecary sequel.
By Maile Meloy
(2013)
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age 12+
 
Gripping search for missing dad, based on a true story.
By Fred Hiatt
(2013)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 10+
 
Gripping adventure of intrepid siblings in steampunk world.
By S.S. Taylor
(2012)
age 10+
 
Teen sailors chase cruel pirate captain in exciting sequel.
By John Flanagan
(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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