Book Reviews

When Mischief Came to Town Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl shakes up Danish island in heartfelt outsider tale.
By Katrina Nannestad
(2016)
The Forever Man: W.A.R.P., Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed finale lacks wow factor of first two books.
By Eoin Colfer
(2015)
Crenshaw Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Pitch-perfect story about boy and family facing hard times.
By Katherine Applegate
(2015)
Space Taxi: Water Planet Rescue Book Poster Image
age 7+
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
The Penderwicks in Spring Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight Book Poster Image
age 7+
Delightful, funny dad-son space-travel adventure.
By Wendy Mass, Michael Brawer
(2014)
The Last Wild Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
The Boy on the Porch Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wonderful story of mute boy mysteriously left on farm.
By Sharon Creech
(2013)
Penny and Her Song Book Poster Image
age 4+
Adorable mouse learns patience waiting to sing for family.
By Kevin Henkes
(2012)
Superfudge Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, honest novel pokes fun at sibling rivalry.
By Judy Blume
(1980)