Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Zany fun, great writing in smart prankster tale with heart.
By Mac Barnett, Jory John
(2015)
age 13+
 
Funny memoir of a boy trying to get his first girlfriend.
By Josh Sundquist
(2014)
age 10+
 
Sentimental heart beats beneath goofy humor.
By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
age 8+
 
Family road trip goes hilariously awry in 9th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2014)
age 7+
 
Madcap time-travel mayhem for the potty-humor set.
By Dav Pilkey
(2014)
age 9+
 
Field-trip mayhem in smart, satisfying end to clever series.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
age 7+
 
Giggles, wisdom as worrywart Justin starts fourth grade.
By Rachel Vail
(2014)
age 8+
 
Thinly stretched plot takes air out of fun idea.
By Erin Soderberg
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
age 10+
 
Sequel to boy-detective graphic novel brings more laughs.
By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
age 3+
 
Deliciously funny read about one raccoon's quest for pizza.
By Adam Rubin
(2013)
age 8+
 
Extra helping of potty humor in 8th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2013)
age 8+
 
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
age 9+
 
Clever sequel gets tweens to think about how they're taught.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
age 8+
 
Comically creepy tale of celebrity family hit by a curse.
By Matthew Ward
(2013)
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age 7+
 
Warm-hearted dogs in silly Big Nate-style adventure.
By Tom Watson
(2013)
age 9+
 
Rafe goes to camp, faces bullying, copes with gross humor.
By Chris Tebbetts, James Patterson
(2013)
age 8+
 
Jealousy gets Nate into big trouble in third installment.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2011)
age 8+
 
Nate locks horns with Gina in funny, feud-filled tale.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
age 10+
 
Middle school humor mixes with moving disability subplot.
By Chris Grabenstein, James Patterson
(2012)

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