Book Reviews

Journey to the Lights: Disney Frozen: Northern Lights Book Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat "Frozen" spin-off is an easy chapter book for fans.
By Suzanne Franc
(2016)
The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting, funny, lively guide urges girls to adventure.
By Caroline Paul
(2016)
The Wild Robot Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Robot vs. wilderness in poignant survival tale.
By Peter Brown
(2016)
Terror at Bottle Creek Book Poster Image
age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm-survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
The After-Room: The Apothecary Series, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Love, magic, adventure, ghosts in thrilling series finale.
By Maile Meloy
(2015)
The Blackthorn Key Book Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzles, explosions in thrilling 1600s mystery adventure.
By Kevin Sands
(2015)
Urban Outlaws Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, tech-savvy start to orphaned spy kids series.
By Peter Jay Black
(2014)
The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton's Lair: The Expeditioners, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
Skink -- No Surrender Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
The Boundless Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Gripping historical adventure aboard a gigantic train.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2014)
Threatened Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense wilderness-survival tale warns of chimpanzee peril.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
Sky Jumpers: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween girl risks life to save town in gripping future tale.
By Peggy Eddleman
(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)
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)
From Norvelt to Nowhere Book Poster Image
age 10+
Comical road-trip novel stretches believability.
By Jack Gantos
(2013)
A Spark Unseen Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Exciting sequel has romance, adventure, court intrigue.
By Sharon Cameron
(2013)
The Lost Kingdom Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting frontier adventure with steampunk fantasy twist.
By Matthew J. Kirby
(2013)
My Chemical Mountain Book Poster Image
age 13+
Boys take on a toxic waste dump in fast-paced story.
By Corina Vacco
(2013)
The Apprentices: The Apothecary Series, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
New villains seek A-bomb in exciting Apothecary sequel.
By Maile Meloy
(2013)
The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs Book Poster Image
age 4+
Garden fantasy casts a strange spell.
By William Joyce
(1996)

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