Book Reviews

age 10+
Girl shakes up Danish island in heartfelt outsider tale.
By Katrina Nannestad
(2016)
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age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
age 3+
Cute holiday tale values gifts that come from the heart.
By Deborah Diesen
(2015)
age 4+
Sensitive story of using art to process difficult emotions.
By Cathleen Daly
(2014)
age 5+
Girl with two dads appreciates whole family in sweet tale.
By Miriam B. Schiffer
(2015)
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age 8+
Goofy humor, warm heart in wild holiday romp.
By Michael Fry, Bradley Jackson
(2015)
age 4+
Neighbors come together in lively urban Christmas tale.
By Sonia Manzano
(2015)
age 4+
The barnyard pranksters almost block Santa in funny tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2015)
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age 12+
Devastating, deeply moving story of love and resilience.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2015)
age 4+
Otter conquers fears in cute, kid-like holiday romp.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
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age 4+
Dog pulls another fast one in fun trick-or-treating jaunt.
By Alexandra Day
(2015)
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age 8+
Pitch-perfect story about boy and family facing hard times.
By Katherine Applegate
(2015)
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age 10+
Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.
By Matthew Holm, Jennifer Holm
(2015)
age 6+
Resourceful Hank faces fears in fun Halloween story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
age 8+
Biracial heroine freshens up fun Princess Diaries spin-off.
By Meg Cabot
(2015)
age 8+
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
age 3+
Bunny sees victory in finding eggs herself in sweet tale.
By Michael B. Kaplan
(2015)
age 6+
Kind boy tries to cheer up sister in funny, relatable story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
age 4+
Sweet, silly zombie family tale full of ghoulish giggles.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2014)
age 8+
Mild story a winner for reluctant-reader robot fans.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)

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