Book Reviews

Nicholas Book Poster Image
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age 8+
French classic about misbehaving schoolboys.
By Rene Goscinny
(2005)
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)
Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day Book Poster Image
age 9+
Molly takes her eccentric grandma to high school.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)
The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, fascinating, and exquisite historical tale.
By Richard Peck
(2004)
The Best Halloween Ever Book Poster Image
age 7+
The awful Herdman kids are back, but watered down.
By Barbara Robinson
(2004)
Rats Saw God Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Funny high school novel reveals tender truths.
By Rob Thomas
(1996)
Angela and Diabola Book Poster Image
age 9+
The humor is as wicked as the evil twin.
By Lynne Reid Banks
(2004)
All-American Girl Book Poster Image
age 11+
Marred by a pat ending, but an enjoyable romp.
By Meg Cabot
(2003)
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)
King Bidgood's in the Bathtub Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively speed and luxurious artwork bewitch kids.
By Audrey Wood
(1985)
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)
Some Things Are Scary Book Poster Image
age 4+
A list of serious and silly things that are scary.
By Florence Parry Heide
(2000)
Love Among the Walnuts Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky characters will win over readers.
By Jean Ferris
(1998)
Lady Muck Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Unusual settings and challenging language.
By William Mayne
(1997)
The Amazing Frecktacle Book Poster Image
age 9+
Silly story doesn't tax children's intellect.
By Ross Venokur
(1998)
The Cat in the Hat Book Poster Image
age 4+
A kids' classic that put Dr. Seuss on the map.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
The Book That Jack Wrote Book Poster Image
age 6+
An artistically splendid, but dark, circular tale.
By Jon Scieszka
(1994)
Fat Men From Space Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kids with a bent for the absurd will love this.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(1977)
When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kids will respond to Sophie's frustration.
By Molly Bang
(1999)
Math Curse Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Authors show that math doesn't have to be scary.
By Jon Scieszka
(1995)

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