Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Warm-hearted, beautifully illustrated flight of fancy.
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By Florence Parry Heide, Lane Smith
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fantasy tale of adventure and intrigue in colonial India.
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By Antonia Michaelis
(2008)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Art and emotion both lost in retelling of classic.
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By Martin Jenkins
(2009)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Magical mystery about a boy, his dog, and an odd little man.
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By Philippa Pearce
(2009)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Chinese Red Riding Hood story intended for older kids.
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By Laurence Yep
(2008)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A rare treat for young book lovers.
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By Lewis Buzbee
(2008)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Lyrical view of life and love won't interest most kids.
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By Sonya Hartnett
(2008)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Boarding school rebel story more insightful than most.
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By E. Lockhart
(2008)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Brilliant, brutal sequel set during Revolutionary War.
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By M.T. Anderson
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Classic reprint full of wordplay and silly humor.
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By James Thurber
(1950)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Busy retelling of Red Riding Hood is a winner.
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By Melissa Sweet
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny, moving, thoughtful small-town life.
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By Deborah Wiles
(2007)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Fairytale too raucous and silly for sleepy time.
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By Bruce Hale
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Delightfully offbeat fairytale full of surprises.
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By Jean Ferris
(2004)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Irish teen gets accused of killing her baby.
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By Siobhan Dowd
(2007)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Captivating artwork makes classic wolf tale howl.
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By Jerry Pinkney
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clever, fun fairy tale with positive messages.
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By Sharon Creech
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
An ex-pirate spins captivating yarns.
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By Natalie Babbitt
(2007)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Horse tale shines with rich plot and characters.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2007)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Powerful, mature book about bright teen's alienation.
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By Peter Cameron
(2007)

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