Book Reviews

age 8+
Layered, fun romp focuses on friendship and trust.
By Crystal Allen
(2015)
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age 6+
Sweet, surprising story of friendship and courage.
By Ben Hatke
(2015)
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age 11+
Bittersweet, lovely story of friendship and social media.
By Rebecca Stead
(2015)
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age 9+
Hopeful tale of girl's response to friend's brain damage.
By Miriam Spitzer Franklin
(2015)
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age 8+
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 9+
Strong Prairie Evers sequel focuses on Ivy.
By Ellen Airgood
(2015)
age 10+
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
By Marissa Moss
(2015)
age 8+
Fun and insightful look at elementary school friend drama.
By Julie Sternberg
(2014)
age 9+
Tween girls learn to accept change in light summer read.
By Lisa Greenwald
(2014)
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age 8+
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
age 8+
Fun story shows that inclusion is better than exclusion.
By Stephanie Barden
(2012)
age 8+
More spunk and "rules" from Cabot's popular series.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)