Book Reviews

age 7+
Boy strives to make his mark in funny family tale.
By Molly B. Burnham
(2015)
age 11+
Second, stronger installment focuses on characters.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2015)
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age 10+
Haunting look at killing of unarmed African-American teen.
By Kekla Magoon
(2014)
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age 15+
Emotional story about the devastating effects of suicide.
By Gayle Forman
(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)
age 8+
Funny, sweet fountain-of-youth fantasy about growing wiser.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2014)
age 14+
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
By Jandy Nelson
(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 12+
Cross-cultural teen love story is heartfelt, enlightening.
By Una LaMarche
(2014)
age 14+
Compelling heroine drives gripping dystopian thriller.
By Catherine Linka
(2014)
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age 16+
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
age 12+
Charming summer story encourages taking risks, finding love.
By Morgan Matson
(2014)
age 14+
Teen finds mystery and romance in engaging Hollywood tale.
By Nina LaCour
(2014)
age 6+
Thought-provoking story of tween girl's trip to China.
By Andrea Cheng
(2014)
age 9+
Girl comes to terms with dad's illness in relatable tale.
By Megan Jean Severn
(2014)
age 12+
Teen haunted by promise to dying friend in tale of grief.
By Ann Dee Ellis
(2014)
age 12+
Kyla runs for her life in exciting trilogy conclusion.
By Teri Terry
(2014)
age 14+
Heartbreaking but beautiful novel about a sister's grief.
By Ava Dellaira
(2014)

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