Funny middle schoolers' adventure brims with potty talk.
By Tom Angleberger
Funny, sweet fountain-of-youth fantasy about growing wiser.
By Jennifer L. Holm
Gripping, taut eco-thriller a thoughtful, satisfying read.
By Louis Sachar
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
Engaging early reader shows teamwork via community garden.
By Shaquille O'Neal
Sweet, wacky series start has strong values, scary moments.
By Tracey Hecht
Sweet fable has beautiful look and message.
By Jennifer Yerkes
Warm story of science-lover learning to be a good friend.
By Anna Humphrey
End-of-the-world story doesn't live up to its premise.
By Alexandra Coutts