Book Reviews

Lord of the Flies Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping story of marooned schoolboys and their savagery.
By William Golding
(1954)
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Tua and the Elephant Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
By R.P. Harris
(2012)
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The Bear's Song Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
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Into That Forest Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
By Louis Nowra
(2013)
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Nuts to You Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
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Malcolm Under the Stars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
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Word of Mouse Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting, funny tale of blue mouse packs positive messages.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
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The One Memory of Flora Banks Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping thriller about a teen who can't make new memories.
By Emily Barr
(2017)
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Lulu Series Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Delightful adventures of young girl caring for animals.
By Hilary McKay
(2014)
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A Wolf Called Wander Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting, vivid fictionalized autobiography of famed wolf.
By Rosanne Parry
(2019)
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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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Jane, Unlimited Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.
By Kristin Cashore
(2017)
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The One and Only Bob: The One and Only Ivan, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Cheer-worthy tale of traumatized dog's quest for family.
By Katherine Applegate
(2020)
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Where the Red Fern Grows Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tearjerker about country boy and his hound dogs.
By Wilson Rawls
(1961)
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Great Expectations Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fast-paced, moving Dickens classic of reversed fortune.
By Charles Dickens
(1893)
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Book Poster Image
age 12+
Twain's classic has humor, suspense, language issue.
By Mark Twain
(1876)
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The Canyon's Edge Book Poster Image
age 11+
Poetry lends shape to dramatic, gripping desert adventure.
By Dusti Bowling
(2020)
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Survivors: The Empty City Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
By Erin Hunter
(2012)
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The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lots of laughs on the farm in fun, silly chicken tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
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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)
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