Book Reviews

All the Bright Places Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling teen romance tackles suicide, finds hope.
By Jennifer Niven
(2015)
Eleanor & Park Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
Jane Eyre Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strength of character triumphs in Bronte's masterpiece.
By Charlotte Bronte
(1900)
Tiger's Curse, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Twilight for cat lovers.
By Colleen Houck
(2011)
The Underneath Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
The Quest Begins: Seekers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slow start to series about talking bears on quest.
By Erin Hunter
(2008)
Fantastic Mr. Fox Book Poster Image
age 6+
Dahl's satisfying Robin Hood tale.
By Roald Dahl
(2007)
Where the Red Fern Grows Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tearjerker about country boy and his hound dogs.
By Wilson Rawls
(2005)
Watership Down Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Thinking person's bunny story will appeal to kids.
By Richard Adams
(1972)
Shiloh Book Poster Image
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age 9+
In taut, unforgettable drama, nothing is simple.
By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
(1991)
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)