Book Reviews

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age 8+
 
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 9+
 
Second fun adventure is creepier, less gross.
By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Quirky adventure about the power of friendship and fantasy.
By A.F. Harrold
(2015)
age 10+
 
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
age 8+
 
Frail boy and huge talking dog reunite in D.C. adventure.
By Jenny Lee
(2014)
age 9+
 
Funny middle schoolers' adventure brims with potty talk.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
age 8+
 
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
By Christopher Healy
(2014)
age 14+
 
Edgy psychological thriller mixes mean girls and spells.
By Mariah Fredericks
(2013)
age 10+
 
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
age 8+
 
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2013)
age 10+
 
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
age 8+
 
Fractured fairy tale has plenty of twists for fantasy fans.
By Soman Chainani
(2013)
age 10+
 
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
By E.D. Baker
(2012)
age 8+
 
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
age 10+
 
Fractured fairy tale is clever, touching, and violent.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2012)
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age 7+
 
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
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age 12+
 
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
age 8+
 
Engaging fairy tale spoof is clever and funny.
By Christopher Healy
(2012)
age 9+
 
Grimm's witch returns to cook again in darkly funny tale.
By Keith McGowan
(2009)
age 10+
 
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)

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