Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Fluffy addition to tween series spotlights reality TV.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Compelling tale of first love, violent fractured family.
By C.J. Flood
(2014)
age 9+
 
Students stand up to principal and bullies in clever sequel.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
age 14+
 
Teen aims to recover memories in mature psychological tale.
By Adele Griffin
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Magical, emotional adventure story great for tween girls.
By Sarah Lean
(2014)
age 4+
 
Kindergarten jitters flipped in cute story of mom at school.
By Maureen Fergus, Mike Lowery
(2013)
age 7+
 
Engaging school story about a messy boy with a good heart.
By Bill Harley
(2013)
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age 12+
 
Poignant tale of several gay teens and record-breaking kiss.
By David Levithan
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Insightful look at school bullying sometimes hard to follow.
By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
age 14+
 
Emotional teen novel explores intense loss and grief.
By Kathryn Burak
(2012)
age 9+
 
Funny, oddball story about sticking up for a friend.
By Tom Angleberger
(2011)
age 16+
 
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Story of girl's psychic kissing power puts focus on looks.
By Katie D. Anderson
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Inspiring story of sixth grader solving her bully problem.
By Andrew Clements
(2012)
age 9+
 
Funny, charming tale of middle school crushes, friendships.
By Tom Angleberger
(2010)
age 8+
 
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)
age 10+
 
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Honest novel shows brutality of grade school bullying.
By Judy Blume
(1974)