Book Reviews

Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl conquers middle school worries in fun graphic novel.
By Booki Vivat
(2016)
Read More
A Clatter of Jars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky blend of magic, issues, recipes in summer camp tale.
By Lisa Graff
(2016)
Read More
Ida, Always Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Heartrending, hopeful story of farewell to dying friend.
By Caron Levis
(2016)
Read More
A Pack Divided: Survivors, The Gathering Darkness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting post-disaster dog fantasy best for fans of series.
By Erin Hunter
(2015)
Read More
Lost in the Sun Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Relatable, heartfelt tale of traumatized, angry 12-year-old.
By Lisa Graff
(2015)
Read More
Jazzy's Quest: Adopted and Amazing! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Adopted girl discovers how she's special in engaging tale.
By Carrie Goldman, Juliet Bond
(2015)
Read More
Orangutanka: A Story in Poems Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful, joyful peek at family in the wild.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
Read More
Nuts to You Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
Read More
The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest--and Most Surprising--Animals on Earth Book Poster Image
age 6+
Richly layered, fascinating book kids will enjoy for years.
By Steve Jenkins
(2013)
Read More
The Bear's Song Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 5+
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
Read More
National Velvet Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
Read More
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp Book Poster Image
age 8+
Folksy novel sends environmentalist message.
By Kathi Appelt
(2013)
Read More
Wild Awake Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 14+
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
Read More
Happy Hippo, Angry Duck Book Poster Image
age 2+
Funny book teaches little ones about feelings.
By Sandra Boynton
(2011)
Read More
On the Road to Mr. Mineo's Book Poster Image
age 8+
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
Read More
What Happens Next Book Poster Image
age 16+
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
Read More
Survivors: The Empty City Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
By Erin Hunter
(2012)
Read More
Malcolm at Midnight Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting story of misunderstood rat who becomes a hero.
By W.H. Beck
(2012)
Read More
Tua and the Elephant Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
By R.P. Harris
(2012)
Read More
The One and Only Ivan Book Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming story of a heroic, artistic, captive gorilla.
By Katherine Applegate
(2012)
Read More

Pages