Book Reviews

age 4+
 
Much to treasure in girl's discoveries on family walks.
By Cari Best
(2013)
age 4+
 
Gentle cartoon vignettes tell cozy sister story.
By Liniers
(2013)
age 6+
 
Sweet tale of adopted sibling and her loving older sister.
By Andrea Cheng
(2013)
age 6+
 
Kind boy tries to cheer up sister in funny, relatable story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
age 6+
 
Funny, relatable tale of 6-year-old with wild imagination.
By Abby Hanlon
(2014)
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age 7+
 
Warm, poetic family story shows sweet sibling relationship.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Funny, realistic family takes Fudge on vacation.
By Judy Blume
(1990)
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age 8+
 
Hilarious, willful Fudge meets his match.
By Judy Blume
(2002)
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age 8+
 
Clever novel connects family history with self-acceptance.
By Shawn K. Stout
(2012)
age 8+
 
Sweet tale of biracial girl in search of lost family.
By Brenda Woods
(2014)
age 8+
 
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
age 8+
 
Mild story a winner for reluctant-reader robot fans.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Funny, honest novel pokes fun at sibling rivalry.
By Judy Blume
(1980)
age 8+
 
Biracial heroine freshens up fun Princess Diaries spin-off.
By Meg Cabot
(2015)
age 8+
 
Warm, funny story of a year in the life of a second grader.
By Kevin Henkes
(2013)
age 9+
 
Sisters romp through summer in old-fashioned charmer.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2005)
age 9+
 
Old-fashioned charmer will appeal to the whole family.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2011)
age 9+
 
Crime-fighting kids return in fun, science-drenched mystery.
By "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2014)
age 9+
 
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
age 9+
 
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)

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