Book Reviews

Bridge to Terabithia Book Poster Image
age 9+
Honest, moving story of friendship and loss.
By Katherine Paterson
(1977)
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Donutheart Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, moving, loving portrait of a neurotic boy.
By Sue Stauffacher
(2006)
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Dial L for Loser: A Clique Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tween book is S for superficial, C for catty.
By Lisi Harrison
(2006)
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English Roses: Too Good to Be True Book Poster Image
age 8+
Second story joins Madonna's girl clique.
By Madonna
(2006)
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The Invasion of the Boy Snatchers: A Clique Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Mean, label-loving girls are awful role models.
By Lisi Harrison
(2006)
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The Crimes and Punishments of Miss Payne Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens try to prove tough teacher is a drug dealer.
By Barry Jonsberg
(2005)
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Donuthead Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Lighthearted but heartfelt look at serious issues.
By Sue Stauffacher
(2005)
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Snap: A Novel Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Delicate story of impending death of a loved one.
By Alison McGhee
(2005)
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The Goats Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Camp tale gives readers a lot to think about.
By Brock Cole
(2005)
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Because of Winn-Dixie Book Poster Image
age 9+
This poignant novel is one of the best around.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2000)
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Bless the Beasts & Children Book Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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The View From Saturday Book Poster Image
age 11+
Brilliant but complex novel for older kids.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(1996)
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Freak the Mighty Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Outcasts join forces to conquer readers' hearts.
By Rodman Philbrick
(1993)
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The Angel and the Soldier Boy Book Poster Image
age 2+
Two toy dolls star in thrilling picture book.
By Peter Collington
(1987)
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Yo! Yes? Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Lends itself to dramatizing with children.
By Chris Raschka
(1993)
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Don't Need Friends Book Poster Image
age 4+
Undeniably sweet tale avoids being saccharine.
By Carolyn Crimi
(1999)
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The English Roses Book Poster Image
age 6+
Madonna's first book has good message for grade-schoolers.
By Madonna
(2003)
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Mr. Bear Says I Love You Book Poster Image
age 2+
Comforting illustrations and sweet verse.
By Debi Gliori
(1995)
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Ling Cho and His Three Friends Book Poster Image
age 4+
Twisting story of loyalty and humility.
By V. J. Pacilo
(2000)
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My Friend Bear Book Poster Image
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age 2+
A great book about making friends.
By Jez Alborough
(1998)
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