Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
age 6+
 
Lots of laughs on the farm in fun, silly chicken tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
By Louis Nowra
(2013)
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age 5+
 
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
age 8+
 
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
By Erin Hunter
(2012)
age 8+
 
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
By R.P. Harris
(2012)
age 12+
 
Gripping story of marooned schoolboys and their savagery.
By William Golding
(1954)
age 12+
 
Fast-paced, moving Dickens classic of reversed fortune.
By Charles Dickens
(1893)
age 12+
 
Twain's classic is full of humor and suspense.
By Mark Twain
(1876)
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age 11+
 
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
age 5+
 
Funny, silly pig story great for early readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2005)
age 8+
 
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
age 9+
 
A classic that both adults and kids love.
By Lewis Carroll
(1865)