Book Reviews

csm_book
age 10+
Poignant sick-sibling tale blurs lines of real and imagined.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2015)
age 8+
History, magic, foreign travel in exciting tween adventure.
By Lisa Papademetriou
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
Fun, funny graphic novel promotes programming.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2015)
age 12+
Complex fantasy sequel more absorbing than first book.
By S. E. Grove
(2015)
age 8+
Science-nerd tweens battle aliens in fast-paced, fun sequel.
By John Kloepfer
(2015)
age 8+
Sequel stays highly imaginative but lacks momentum.
By Anne Cameron
(2015)
age 9+
Twisty brainteaser of a fantasy is a keeper.
By Ted Sanders
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
By James Riley
(2015)
age 8+
Action and surprises in best series installment so far.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
age 8+
Summer camp gets alien visitors in silly, fun adventure.
By John Kloepfer
(2014)
age 12+
Strong heroine, spirituality anchor gripping eco-thriller.
By Austin Aslan
(2014)
csm_book
age 10+
Fearless heroine tackles a deliciously creepy forest quest.
By Heather Mackey
(2014)
age 12+
Dense, complex map tale a treat for seasoned fantasy fans.
By S. E. Grove
(2014)
age 8+
Kids fight dangerous weather in too-mild fantasy sequel.
By Anne Cameron
(2014)
age 12+
More cosmic perils, teen romance in "air-elemental" sequel.
By Shannon Messenger
(2014)
age 12+
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
age 12+
Spectacular steampunk sequel has hijinks, gadgets, vampires.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
csm_book
age 10+
Kids must repair rip in the fabric of time in mild fantasy.
By Amy Herrick
(2013)
age 13+
Thrilling sequel puts zombies in Victorian-era Paris.
By Susan Dennard
(2013)
csm_book
age 14+
Daring and confusing story about love and time.
By Courtney Eldridge
(2013)

Pages