Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
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By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
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By Shannon Hale
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting enchanted forest adventure to save baby brother.
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By Colin Meloy
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Wildly imaginative quest to find parents in mythic world.
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By Katherine Catmull
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
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By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
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By William Alexander
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Imaginative fantasy mystery for teens tackles grief, death.
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By Victoria Schwab
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
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By William Alexander
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Brother and sister dodge more evil in funny, scary sequel.
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By Keith McGowan
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Half-faery siblings face cosmic battle in exciting sequel.
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By Stefan Bachmann
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Slow, lyrical prose builds to a thrilling, bloody sequel.
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By Maggie Stiefvater
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Delightful tale of nanny who brings order, magic to family.
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By P.L. Travers
(1934)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
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By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Dark fantasy chronicles a love that transcends time, death.
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By Marcus Sedgwick
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Thrilling, brilliant witch tale is vividly violent, scary.
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By J.A. White
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting, complex sequel a mix of politics and compassion.
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By Shannon Hale
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Thrilling series conclusion spotlights value of education.
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By Shannon Hale
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting sequel keeps momentum of telepathic elf-girl tale.
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By Shannon Messenger
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
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By Carol Goodman
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
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By Mary Norton
(2003)

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