Book Reviews

age 7+
 
Superhero comic novel full of slapstick and bathroom humor.
By Dav Pilkey
(2002)
age 9+
 
Greg faces puberty's horrors in funny 5th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Lots of life lessons packed in cute comic series.
By Michael Townsend
(2009)
age 7+
 
Time-travel comic mixes cartoon mayhem, some learning.
By Erik Craddock
(2009)
age 9+
 
Milder than Wimpy Kid, and a sure hit with boys.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
age 13+
 
Slacker turns hero for his gal in quirky graphic novels.
By Bryan Lee O'Malley
(2004)
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age 7+
 
Quick, lively graphic novels pack in the positivity.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2005)
age 8+
 
Smart kids, no violence; great pick for kids new to comics.
By Eleanor Davis
(2009)
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age 8+
 
Whimsical, browser-friendly guide to fake creatures.
By Ricky Gervais
(2005)
age 8+
 
Wacky graphic novel series serves justice with sloppy joes.
By Jarrett J. Krosoczka
(2009)
age 4+
 
Comic starring eager mouse will delight young readers.
By Jeff Smith
(2009)
age 9+
 
Meet a crabby 90-year-old heroine kids will love.
By Richard Peck
(2009)
age 11+
 
Daily Show producer delivers pranks and yuks.
By Josh Lieb
(2009)
age 9+
 
Sweet, funny summer vacation tale in 4th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2009)
age 5+
 
Clever, but more an art project than a kid-friendly book.
By Jeremy Holmes
(2009)
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age 13+
 
Vampire series debut pales in Twilight's shadow.
By Lucienne Diver
(2009)
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age 9+
 
Sequel to The Neddiad offers more goofy humor.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2009)
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age 9+
 
Wicked, wildly funny stories with gross-out humor.
By Barry Yourgrau
(2007)
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age 8+
 
Playful story full of fun, inventions, trouble, and friends.
By Katy Kelly
(2009)
age 6+
 
Gentle, humorous story of fearful boy.
By Lenore Look
(2008)

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