Book Reviews

age 14+
Intense, uplifting tale of teen holding her family together.
By Estelle Laure
(2015)
age 14+
Clever, heartfelt graphic memoir great for girls and boys.
By Ozge Samanci
(2015)
age 11+
Another exciting, scary installment for ghost-story fans.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2015)
age 9+
Friends, villain clash on speeding train in gripping finale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2015)
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age 9+
Fourth-grader George identifies as a girl in tender tale.
By Alex Gino
(2015)
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age 12+
Strong, smart heroine in absorbing, gently paced mystery.
By Valynne E. Maetani
(2015)
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age 9+
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
age 14+
Honest, complex story of girl's first sexual relationship.
By Rebecca Maizel
(2015)
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age 12+
Charming tale takes on bullying with sweet, light touch.
By Sophie Kinsella
(2015)
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age 13+
Sensitive romance digs deep into difficult relationships.
By Sarah Dessen
(2015)
age 14+
Sweet tale of gay teen who comes out, takes chance on love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2015)
age 8+
Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
age 12+
Rapid-fire story of boy's horrible final week of school.
By Lisa Yee
(2015)
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age 12+
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
By CJ Omololu
(2015)
age 10+
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
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age 15+
Plenty of twists in exciting, mature mystery.
By Lauren Oliver
(2015)
age 10+
Less quirky, darker, more absorbing mystery sequel.
By Rohan Gavin
(2015)
age 12+
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
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age 8+
Strong messages, role models in absorbing coming-of-ager.
By Tricia Springstubb
(2015)
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age 8+
True bravery, friendship in suspenseful tale for dog lovers.
By Sarah Lean
(2015)

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