Book Reviews

Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thought-provoking stories of kindness and friendship.
By R.J. Palacio
Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
Tales from Outer Suburbia Book Poster Image
age 10+
15 surrealist tales by a master illustrator.
By Shaun Tan
Wish: Wishing Traditions Around the World Book Poster Image
age 5+
Gorgeous artwork and a message that sparkles with hope.
By Roseanne Thong
What They Found: Love on 145th Street Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful, intense short stories of love in the inner city.
By Walter Dean Myers
Red Spikes Book Poster Image
age 16+
Dark, brutal, otherworldly stories for mature readers.
By Margo Lanagan
Shining On: 11 Star Authors' Illuminating Stories Book Poster Image
age 13+
Short stories about coming of age; some sexual references.
By Lois Lowry
The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural Book Poster Image
age 10+
Scary, award-winning African-American stories.
By Patricia McKissack
Porch Lies: Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and Other Wily Characters Book Poster Image
age 8+
Delightful tall tales great for reading aloud.
By Patricia McKissack
Guys Write for Guys Read Book Poster Image
age 13+
Short stories by male authors. Some good, some iffy stuff.
By Jon Scieszka
Sing a Song of Tuna Fish: Hard-to-Swallow Stories from Fifth Grade Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tales of childhood long ago -- in 1979.
By Esme Raji Codell
The Library Card Book Poster Image
age 9+
A mysterious library card affects four lives.
By Jerry Spinelli
All That Remains Book Poster Image
age 11+
Three novellas tell of teens dealing with death.
By Bruce Brooks
Rocking Horse Land: And Other Classic Tales of Dolls and Toys Book Poster Image
age 6+
Six stories about toys that come to life.
By Naomi Lewis
8 Plus 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sensitive portraits of kids growing up.
By Robert Cormier
Horton Hatches the Egg Book Poster Image
age 4+
Integrity is rewarded in poignant, funny tale.
By Dr. Seuss
Children Just Like Me Book Poster Image
age 9+
Introduces kids to variety of cultures and places.
By Anabel Kindersley