Book Reviews

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age 9+
Relatable, heartfelt tale of traumatized, angry 12-year-old.
By Lisa Graff
(2015)
age 8+
Adopted girl discovers how she's special in engaging tale.
By Carrie Goldman, Juliet Bond
(2015)
age 4+
Beautiful, joyful peek at family in the wild.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 9+
Heartfelt, hopeful meditation on grief and life.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2015)
age 3+
Dog gains self-acceptance in visually stunning circus story.
By Hannah E. Harrison
(2014)
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
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age 14+
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
age 8+
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
age 16+
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
age 8+
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
By Erin Hunter
(2012)
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)