Book Reviews

Sugar Plum Ballerinas Book Poster Image
age 7+
Important lessons on staying true to friends and yourself.
By Whoopi Goldberg, Deborah Underwood
(2008)
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Lake Rescue: Beacon Street Girls, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 9+
After-school special-style novel on weight loss.
By Annie Bryant
(2005)
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Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: The New Girl Book Poster Image
age 8+
More spunk and "rules" from Cabot's popular series.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)
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Paper Towns Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy, compelling teen angst mystery.
By John Green
(2008)
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Eggs Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Offbeat, moving tale of coping with grief.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2007)
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Bass Ackwards and Belly Up Book Poster Image
age 14+
Girls take a year off for plenty of iffy behavior.
By Elizabeth Craft, Sarah Fain
(2007)
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The True Meaning of Cleavage Book Poster Image
age 15+
Despite risque cover, this is about friendship.
By Mariah Fredericks
(2004)
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Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sweet core, despite drugs and sex references.
By Jody Gehrman
(2008)
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Three Little Words: A Memoir Book Poster Image
age 16+
Harrowing foster child memoir for mature readers.
By Ashley Rhodes-Courter
(2008)
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After Tupac and D Foster Book Poster Image
age 11+
Powerful coming-of-age tale of tween girls bonded by music.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2008)
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Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: Moving Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Cabot for tweens introduces a spunky heroine.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)
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The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain Book Poster Image
age 8+
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
By Peter Sis
(2007)
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Nikki and Deja Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A great buddy tale for beginning readers.
By Karen English
(2007)
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Little House in the Big Woods Book Poster Image
age 7+
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
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My Friend Rabbit Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Award-winning book with great preschool lessons.
By Eric Rohmann
(2002)
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My Thirteenth Winter Book Poster Image
age 13+
Honest story of life with learning disability.
By Samantha Abeel
(2005)
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l8r, g8r: The Internet Girls, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fun friendship series concludes with more mature content.
By Lauren Myracle
(2007)
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Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood Book Poster Image
age 13+
End of pants-swap series fits older teens best.
By Ann Brashares
(2007)
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Toys Go Out Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Playful, inventive stories starring oddball toys.
By Emily Jenkins
(2006)
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Clementine Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Move over, Ramona -- here comes Clementine.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2006)
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