Book Reviews

Friday Never Leaving Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gut-wrenching tale of grieving runaway is edgy, lyrical.
By Vikki Wakefield
(2013)
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Love in the Time of Global Warming Book Poster Image
age 15+
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBTQ teens.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
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National Velvet Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
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The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp Book Poster Image
age 8+
Folksy novel sends environmentalist message.
By Kathi Appelt
(2013)
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Tickle Time! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Silly kittens teach toddlers about opposites in fun book.
By Sandra Boynton
(2012)
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On the Road to Mr. Mineo's Book Poster Image
age 8+
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
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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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Malcolm at Midnight Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting story of misunderstood rat who becomes a hero.
By W.H. Beck
(2012)
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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 Legend of Diamond Lil Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, clever dog-next-door mystery good for early readers.
By Doreen Cronin
(2012)
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The One and Only Ivan Book Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming story of a heroic, artistic, captive gorilla.
By Katherine Applegate
(2012)
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Sense and Sensibility Book Poster Image
age 14+
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
By Jane Austen
(1811)
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The Great Gatsby Book Poster Image
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age 14+
American classic captures romance, debauchery of Jazz Age.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
(1925)
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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Book Poster Image
age 17+
Kesey's great madhouse epic best for older teens.
By Ken Kesey
(2002)
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A Little Princess Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl's vivid imagination, kindness enrich all-time classic.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1998)
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Ten Little Caterpillars Book Poster Image
age 2+
Vibrant counting book doubles as a field guide.
By Bill Martin Jr.
(2011)
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Moo Book Poster Image
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Moo
age 2+
Cute interactive book about fuzzy and furry farm animals.
By Matthew Van Fleet
(2011)
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A Tale of Two Cities Book Poster Image
age 14+
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
By Charles Dickens
(1894)
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Life of Pi Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
(2001)
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Wild Wings Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tender tween tale of endangered wildlife, friend's death.
By Gill Lewis
(2011)
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