Book Reviews

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age 14+
Mature themes explored in angsty end-of-the-world story.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2016)
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age 14+
Disturbing, riveting dystopian novel skewers beauty values.
By Louise O'Neill
(2015)
age 14+
Thought-provoking adaptation of classic coming-of-age novel.
By Walter Dean Myers, Guy A Sims
(2015)
age 9+
Puppy caper adds to the drama of tween life in fun volume.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2015)
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One
age 13+
Beautiful, emotional free-verse novel about conjoined twins.
By Sarah Crossan
(2015)
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age 10+
Epic saga of theater family, told mostly in pictures.
By Brian Selznick
(2015)
age 8+
Whimsical, breezy faux memoir told by an imaginary friend.
By Michelle Cuevas
(2015)
age 13+
Angsty, suspenseful sequel is less socially conscious.
By Catherine Linka
(2015)
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age 15+
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
By E.R. Frank
(2015)
age 8+
Magic happens when twins touch in fun tween romp.
By Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry
(2015)
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age 14+
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
age 8+
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
age 7+
Boy strives to make his mark in funny family tale.
By Molly B. Burnham
(2015)
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age 12+
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
By Michael Williams
(2014)
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age 14+
Moving story of a quadriplegic and his quirky caregiver.
By Jojo Moyes
(2013)
age 14+
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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age 12+
Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
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age 16+
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
age 9+
Fluffy addition to tween series spotlights reality TV.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
age 14+
Teen finds mystery and romance in engaging Hollywood tale.
By Nina LaCour
(2014)

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