Book Reviews

Tokyo Heist Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Manga, art, and life lessons in topnotch mystery adventure.
By Diana Renn
(2012)
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Theodore Boone: The Accused Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting series gets personal with Boone accused of theft.
By John Grisham
(2012)
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The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict Book Poster Image
age 9+
Smart kids, lessons in Mysterious Benedict Society prequel.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2012)
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Kill Switch Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Psychological thriller about ex-assassin proves unsettling.
By Chris Lynch
(2012)
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Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth Book Poster Image
age 7+
Chapter book mystery promises more fun for Fancy Nancy fans.
By Jane O'Connor
(2012)
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Remarkable Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great premise overcomes an excess of clever embellishments.
By Lizzie K. Foley
(2012)
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Slide Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Fast-paced story of teen who can see from a killer's eyes.
By Jill Hathaway
(2012)
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And Then There Were None Book Poster Image
age 14+
Masterful murder mystery takes dark view of justice.
By Agatha Christie
(1939)
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Seizure: Virals, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Kids search for pirate treasure in adventurous sequel.
By Kathy Reichs
(2011)
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Two Truths and a Lie Book Poster Image
age 14+
More of the same in Book 3 of mean-girl murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2012)
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Shelter Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Fast-paced YA thriller from "suburban noir" pro.
By Harlan Coben
(2011)
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Desert Angel Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen flees mom's killer in gripping thriller.
By Charlie Price
(2011)
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The Hound of the Baskervilles Book Poster Image
age 10+
Holmes in top form vs. spectral hound on the moor.
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(2011)
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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl Book Poster Image
age 11+
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
By Anne Frank
(1947)
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Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories Book Poster Image
age 13+
Kids', teens' authors share personal bullying experiences.
By Megan Kelley Hall, Carrie Jones
(2011)
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Never Have I Ever Book Poster Image
age 15+
Suspenseful sequel mixes mean girls and a murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2011)
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Theodore Boone: The Abduction Book Poster Image
age 12+
More mature themes in second entry of popular series.
By John Grisham
(2011)
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Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer Book Poster Image
age 11+
Series starter about teen lawyer teaches Courtroom 101.
By John Grisham
(2010)
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Book Poster Image
age 14+
Poetic autobiography reveals impact of racial prejudice.
By Maya Angelou
(1969)
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Black Boy Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
By Richard Wright
(2007)
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