Book Reviews

age 9+
Funny middle schoolers' adventure brims with potty talk.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
age 9+
Tween girls learn to accept change in light summer read.
By Lisa Greenwald
(2014)
age 9+
Nate gets cool but sticks with friends in comic adventure.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2014)
age 6+
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
age 6+
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
age 8+
Warm story of science-lover learning to be a good friend.
By Anna Humphrey
(2013)
age 6+
Kind tale of empathy shows how to reach out to left-out kid.
By Trudy Ludwig
(2013)
age 14+
Edgy psychological thriller mixes mean girls and spells.
By Mariah Fredericks
(2013)
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age 14+
Realistic teen tragedy blends well with fantasy graphics.
By Swati Avasthi
(2013)
age 7+
Kids stand up to bullies in warm family story.
By Sally Warner
(2013)
age 4+
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
age 3+
Sweet fable has beautiful look and message.
By Jennifer Yerkes
(2013)
age 8+
Lighthearted story of sickly kid helped by huge talking dog.
By Jenny Lee
(2013)
age 7+
Super sleuths turn matchmakers in fun Valentine caper.
By Jane O'Connor
(2013)
age 15+
Affecting, darkly comic novel has heavy, mature themes.
By John Irving
(1989)
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age 10+
Brave misfit tames fears in inspiring, surprising novel.
By Rebecca Stead
(2012)
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age 9+
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
age 6+
Friendship strengthens in fun, tender graphic novel sequel.
By Kate DiCamillo, Alison McGhee
(2012)
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age 8+
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
age 6+
Charming story of lonely, book-loving girl who finds friend.
By Andrea Cheng
(2012)

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