Book Reviews

AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Vampire horror series may hook reluctant readers.
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By Darren Shan
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clever, scary collection with big-name authors.
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By Holly Black, Libba Bray, M.T. Anderson, Neil Gaiman, Pseudonymous Bosch
(2009)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Exuberant, earnest friendship tale.
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By Kirsten Bramsen
(2009)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Sexually violent book is nothing like the TV show.
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By L. J. Smith
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Does for werewolves what Twilight did for vampires.
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By Maggie Stiefvater
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Funny story of young love is full of antics and heart.
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By Klaus Hagerup
(2009)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Story of a friend moving is comforting and relatable.
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By Jacqueline Wilson
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Similarities trump differences in true friendship.
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By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
(2009)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Teamwork trumps an evil teacher; too scary for preschoolers.
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By Paul Fleischman
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Accurate and heartwarming story about tween friendship.
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By Frances O'Roark Dowell
(2009)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Newberry sequel quietly engages with story of friendship.
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By Susan Patron
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Thrilling historical mystery blends ghosts and photography.
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By Avi
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Sisterhood author writes sweet new book about friendship.
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By Ann Brashares
(2009)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Important lessons on staying true to friends and yourself.
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By Deborah Underwood, Whoopi Goldberg
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
After-school special-style novel on weight loss.
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By Annie Bryant
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
More spunk and "rules" from Cabot's popular series.
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By Meg Cabot
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Creepy AND warmhearted -- one of Gaiman's best.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2008)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Edgy but compelling teen angst mystery.
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By John Green
(2008)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Old-school horror, complete with spiders, clowns.
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By Simon Holt
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Popular series reissue is a fun sleepover read.
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By R. L. Stine
(2008)

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