Book Reviews

Bink & Gollie: Two for One Book Poster Image
age 6+
Friendship strengthens in fun, tender graphic novel sequel.
By Kate DiCamillo, Alison McGhee
(2012)
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Prairie Evers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
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The Year of the Book: Anna Wang, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Charming story of lonely, book-loving girl who finds friend.
By Andrea Cheng
(2012)
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Cinderella Smith: The More the Merrier Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun story shows that inclusion is better than exclusion.
By Stephanie Barden
(2012)
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Friends with Boys Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming tale of high school jitters, with a ghostly twist.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2012)
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Different Seasons Book Poster Image
age 15+
Four classic King tales, pretty raw stuff in places.
By Stephen King
(2004)
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Every You, Every Me Book Poster Image
age 14+
Cryptic photos drive emotional novel of teen angst and loss.
By David Levithan
(2011)
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Frankenstein Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Classic of scientist haunted by his creation still timely.
By Mary Shelley
(2011)
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This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping, fascinating story of one soon-to-be-mad scientist.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2011)
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The Hot List Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A fresh look at tween obsession with being in the in crowd.
By Hillary Homzie
(2011)
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Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great Book Poster Image
age 9+
Realistic story about friendship and facing fears.
By Judy Blume
(1972)
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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
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Imaginary Girls Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark, disturbing psychological thriller for mature teens.
By Nova Ren Suma
(2011)
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The Dark and Hollow Places: The Forest of Hands and Teeth, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature romance and violence during zombie apocalypse.
By Carrie Ryan
(2011)
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Department 19 Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Suspenseful vampire horror really goes for the gore.
By Will Hill
(2011)
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Choker Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thriller has mature themes, but is more silly than scary.
By Elizabeth Woods
(2011)
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Bink & Gollie Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Friendship flourishes in fun graphic novel for younger set.
By Kate DiCamillo, Alison McGhee
(2010)
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My Antonia Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Writing shines in pioneer saga of friendship and struggle.
By Willa Cather
(2011)
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The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Book Poster Image
age 13+
Twilight series offshoot has heavier doses of horror.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2010)
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Alex Van Helsing: Vampire Rising Book Poster Image
age 13+
More violent and less romantic than Twilight but funnier.
By Jason Henderson
(2010)
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