Book Reviews

The Discovery of Dragons Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gorgeous art and scaled-up humor for tweens up.
By Graeme Base
(2007)
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Lawn Boy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Perfect summer reading for reluctant readers.
By Gary Paulsen
(2007)
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The End: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13 Book Poster Image
age 9+
The misery ends at last -- or does it?
By Lemony Snicket
(2006)
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Jacob Two-Two and the Dinosaur Book Poster Image
age 9+
Dino-mite satire is a quick, funny tween read.
By Mordecai Richler
(2004)
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The Amazing Life of Birds: The Twenty-Day Puberty Journal of Duane Homer Leech Book Poster Image
age 10+
Puberty isn't for wimps -- tweens and up.
By Gary Paulsen
(2006)
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Here Lies the Librarian Book Poster Image
age 9+
An enjoyable read rooted in historical realities.
By Richard Peck
(2006)
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Nicholas Book Poster Image
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age 8+
French classic about misbehaving schoolboys.
By Rene Goscinny
(2005)
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A Long Way from Chicago: a Novel in Stories Book Poster Image
age 9+
A hilarious look at summer in the country.
By Richard Peck
(1998)
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Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day Book Poster Image
age 9+
Molly takes her eccentric grandma to high school.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)
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The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, fascinating, and exquisite historical tale.
By Richard Peck
(2004)
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The Best Halloween Ever Book Poster Image
age 7+
The awful Herdman kids are back, but watered down.
By Barbara Robinson
(2004)
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Rats Saw God Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Funny high school novel reveals tender truths.
By Rob Thomas
(1996)
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Angela and Diabola Book Poster Image
age 9+
The humor is as wicked as the evil twin.
By Lynne Reid Banks
(2004)
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All-American Girl Book Poster Image
age 11+
Marred by a pat ending, but an enjoyable romp.
By Meg Cabot
(2003)
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The Slippery Slope: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 10 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Witty story, exciting adventure keeps kids reading.
By Lemony Snicket
(2003)
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King Bidgood's in the Bathtub Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively speed and luxurious artwork bewitch kids.
By Audrey Wood
(1985)
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And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street Book Poster Image
age 4+
A colorful flight of fancy for kids.
By Dr. Seuss
(1937)
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Some Things Are Scary Book Poster Image
age 4+
A list of serious and silly things that are scary.
By Florence Parry Heide
(2000)
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Love Among the Walnuts Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky characters will win over readers.
By Jean Ferris
(1998)
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Lady Muck Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Unusual settings and challenging language.
By William Mayne
(1997)
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