Book Reviews

age 2+
 
Charming friend tale for both toddlers and new readers.
By Mo Willems
(2010)
age 10+
 
Going unnoticed isn't always fun.
By Neal Shusterman
(2004)
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age 14+
 
Edgy but compelling teen angst mystery.
By John Green
(2008)
age 11+
 
Three girls grow up together in the inner city.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2008)
age 13+
 
End of pants-swap series fits older teens best.
By Ann Brashares
(2007)
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age 7+
 
Move over, Ramona -- here comes Clementine.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2006)
age 9+
 
Different is OK -- a great message for tweens.
By Annie Bryant
(2007)
age 9+
 
Honest, moving story of friendship and loss.
By Katherine Paterson
(1977)
age 9+
 
This poignant novel is one of the best around.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2000)
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age 9+
 
Outcasts join forces to conquer readers' hearts.
By Rodman Philbrick
(1993)
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age 4+
 
Classic, sensitive parable about selflessness.
By Shel Silverstein
(1964)
age 12+
 
Second book in friendship series is a good fit for teens.
By Ann Brashares
(2003)
age 12+
 
Popular series start shows positive girl friendships.
By Ann Brashares
(2001)