Book Reviews

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age 7+
 
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
By Mary Norton
(2003)
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age 8+
 
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
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age 8+
 
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
By William Alexander
(2012)
age 8+
 
Well-intentioned tale of floating boy celebrates diversity.
By John Boyne
(2013)
age 8+
 
More magic and mayhem as comic Cold Cereal epic continues.
By Adam Rex
(2013)
age 8+
 
Young cook battles wicked aunt in fun, Paris-set sequel.
By Kathryn Littlewood
(2013)
age 8+
 
Intriguing tale of fate, connections, and recipes.
By Lisa Graff
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
By William Alexander
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Storybound sequel has brave kids, cosmic battle.
By Marissa Burt
(2013)
age 8+
 
Tragic events kick off action-packed graphic novel fantasy.
By Kazu Kibuishi
(2008)
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age 8+
 
Delightful tale of nanny who brings order, magic to family.
By P.L. Travers
(1934)
age 8+
 
Cosmic slapstick and mayhem as wacky Arthurian saga ends.
By Adam Rex
(2014)
age 8+
 
Sock monkey has heart in mystery with charm, little sparkle.
By Eileen Beha
(2014)
age 8+
 
Girl battles scallywags, ball gowns in fast-paced sequel.
By Caroline Carlson
(2014)
age 8+
 
Light magic, real emotion in tale of quirky family.
By Erin Soderberg
(2013)
age 8+
 
Exciting kickoff to fantasy series in ancient Rome.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2015)
age 8+
 
Tween girl fights foes, evil in sweet, exciting sequel.
By Paul Durham
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
age 8+
 
Magic baker girl is kidnapped in fun, fast-moving sequel.
By Kathryn Littlewood
(2014)
age 9+
 
Exciting enchanted forest adventure to save baby brother.
By Colin Meloy
(2011)

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