Book Reviews

AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Teen's heartrending journey after brother's suicide.
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By Cynthia Hand
(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)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Absorbing, encyclopedic compendium of animal life is a treasure for the entire family. 
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By Steve Jenkins
(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
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
14
QUALITY
 
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
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By Jane Austen
(1811)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
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By Yann Martel
(2001)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Captivating story of teen's eccentric English family.
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By Dodie Smith
(2003)
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)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
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By Harper Lee
(1960)