Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
csm_book
By Marissa Moss
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun and insightful look at elementary school friend drama.
csm_book
By Julie Sternberg
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
csm_book
By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun text-gone-wrong tale promotes offline relationships.
csm_book
By Tommy Greenwald
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
csm_book
By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
csm_book
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
csm_book
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Irreverent collection offers mind-opening poems for kids.
csm_book
By Karma Wilson
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
csm_book
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
csm_book
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Warm story of science-lover learning to be a good friend.
csm_book
By Anna Humphrey
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Realistic teen tragedy blends well with fantasy graphics.
csm_book
By Swati Avasthi
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Kids stand up to bullies in warm family story.
csm_book
By Sally Warner
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Lighthearted story of sickly kid helped by huge talking dog.
csm_book
By Jenny Lee
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Intense tale of teen breaking free from her abusive home.
csm_book
By Ellen Hopkins
(2006)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Brave misfit tames fears in inspiring, surprising novel.
csm_book
By Rebecca Stead
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
csm_book
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Charming tale of high school jitters, with a ghostly twist.
csm_book
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Realistic story about friendship and facing fears.
csm_book
By Judy Blume
(1972)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
More spunk and "rules" from Cabot's popular series.
csm_book
By Meg Cabot
(2008)

Pages