Book Reviews

AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Teen's heartrending journey after brother's suicide.
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By Cynthia Hand
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Puppy stars in funny, sweet book about animal welfare.
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By Nick Bruel
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Heartbreaking, uplifting, lyrical orphan tale in free verse.
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By A. L. Sonnichsen
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Troubled adopted boy learns to open heart in moving tale.
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By Cynthia Kadohata
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
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By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lots of laughs on the farm in fun, silly chicken tale.
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By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Dog gains self-acceptance in visually stunning circus story.
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By Hannah E. Harrison
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Richly layered, fascinating book kids will enjoy for years.
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By Steve Jenkins
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
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By Louis Nowra
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
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By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gut-wrenching tale of grieving runaway is edgy, lyrical.
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By Vikki Wakefield
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBT teens.
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By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
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By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Folksy novel sends environmentalist message.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2013)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Silly kittens teach toddlers about opposites in fun book.
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By Sandra Boynton
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
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By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
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By Erin Hunter
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting story of misunderstood rat who becomes a hero.
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By W.H. Beck
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
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By R.P. Harris
(2012)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Funny, clever dog-next-door mystery good for early readers.
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By Doreen Cronin
(2012)

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