Book Reviews

age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
age 8+
A detailed, accessible biography of a civil rights icon.
By Kathleen Krull
(2016)
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
age 12+
Anthology delivers series of short, sharp shocks.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2015)
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age 14+
Intense horror thriller might go too far for some readers.
By Dawn Kurtagich
(2015)
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age 14+
Scary horror thriller offers a fresh take on old monsters.
By Courtney Alameda
(2015)
age 8+
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
By Kate Schatz
(2015)
age 4+
Gorgeous, uplifting picture-book bio of the Queen of Gospel.
By Nina Nolan
(2015)
age 8+
Inspirational and informative intro to an American hero.
By Ann Turner
(2015)
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age 12+
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
age 8+
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
age 8+
Spine-tingling fun for young horror fans.
By Jason Strange
(2012)
age 8+
Empowering, sweet story about the fears that haunt us.
By Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
(2014)
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age 16+
Creepy, violent Asylum sequel has some gore.
By Madeleine Roux
(2014)
age 14+
Creepy, gory horror story based on Japanese folktale.
By Rin Chupeco
(2014)
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age 14+
Tale of telekinetic teen still packs a punch.
By Stephen King
(1974)
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age 12+
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
age 10+
Deliciously macabre, well-spun tale for fans of horror.
By Jonathan Auxier
(2014)
age 16+
Darkly funny, very violent high school murder mystery.
By Kathleen Hale
(2014)
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JFK
age 5+
Inspiring biography has bold, realistic artwork.
By Jonah Winter
(2013)

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