Book Reviews

age 9+
Fluffy addition to tween series spotlights reality TV.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
age 10+
Girl struggles to find home in story of grief and healing.
By Tracy Holczer
(2014)
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age 7+
Warm, poetic family story shows sweet sibling relationship.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2014)
age 9+
Students stand up to principal and bullies in clever sequel.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
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age 8+
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
By Laurel Snyder
(2014)
age 8+
Sweet tale of biracial girl in search of lost family.
By Brenda Woods
(2014)
age 4+
Gentle cartoon vignettes tell cozy sister story.
By Liniers
(2013)
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age 13+
Missing-man mystery best for sophisticated teen readers.
By Meg Rosoff
(2013)
age 9+
Wonderful story of mute boy mysteriously left on farm.
By Sharon Creech
(2013)
age 8+
Warm, funny story of a year in the life of a second grader.
By Kevin Henkes
(2013)
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)
age 10+
Moving free-verse tale of immigrant girl's new life in UK.
By Sarah Crossan
(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 10+
Moving, entertaining tale of dysfunctional family's turmoil.
By Natasha Farrant
(2013)
age 9+
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
age 4+
Much to treasure in girl's discoveries on family walks.
By Cari Best
(2013)
age 6+
Sweet tale of adopted sibling and her loving older sister.
By Andrea Cheng
(2013)
age 4+
George makes school silly and fun.
By Margret Rey, H. A. Rey
(2005)
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age 4+
Princesses shine more than their tiaras in refreshing tale.
By Mary Hoffman
(2008)

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