Book Reviews

Raymie Nightingale Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tragedy, triumph, and wisdom in funny, heartfelt tween tale.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2016)
The Marvels Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Epic saga of theater family, told mostly in pictures.
By Brian Selznick
(2015)
Hero Book Poster Image
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age 8+
True bravery, friendship in suspenseful tale for dog lovers.
By Sarah Lean
(2015)
Rain Reign Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Poignant tale of autistic girl and her dog.
By Ann M. Martin
(2014)
Counting by 7s Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)
The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook Book Poster Image
age 8+
Realistic story of girl coping with sick cat, dad's death.
By Joanne Rocklin
(2012)
Ice Island Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tense adventure as dogsled run becomes race for survival.
By Sherry Shahan
(2012)
One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street Book Poster Image
age 8+
Orange tree draws a neighborhood together in unique story.
By Joanne Rocklin
(2011)
Sounder Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
The Outsiders Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Story of ostracized kid a timeless fave of teens, preteens.
By S. E. Hinton
(1967)