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
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
3
QUALITY
 
Dog gains self-acceptance in visually stunning circus story.
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By Hannah E. Harrison
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
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By Louis Nowra
(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
 
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
14
QUALITY
 
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
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By Jane Austen
(1811)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
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By Charles Dickens
(1894)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Captivating story of teen's eccentric English family.
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By Dodie Smith
(2003)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Deeply poetic novel explores racial and sexual feelings.
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By Toni Morrison
(1970)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gripping story of marooned schoolboys and their savagery.
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By William Golding
(1954)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Moving Depression-era story of friendship, loneliness, fate.
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By John Steinbeck
(2002)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Twain's classic is full of humor and suspense.
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By Mark Twain
(1876)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
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By Michael Bond
(1958)

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