Book Reviews

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age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
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age 15+
 
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
By E.R. Frank
(2015)
age 8+
 
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
age 14+
 
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fun, clever mini-mysteries let readers play detective.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
age 9+
 
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
age 14+
 
Steampunk murder mystery with teen girls intriguing, gory.
By Colleen Gleason
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Beautiful coming-of-age story about fandom and first love.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
age 9+
 
Snicket in fine form as a 12-year-old solving noir mystery.
By Lemony Snicket
(2012)