Book Reviews

The People of Sparks Book Poster Image
age 9+
A simple, clear look at the slippery slope to war.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Book Poster Image
age 6+
Not up to the original, but entertaining.
By Roald Dahl
(1972)
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Book Poster Image
age 9+
A unique and entertaining spin on an age-old tale.
By Barbara Robinson
(1972)
The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Hitchhiker's Guide Series, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
The acme of British science-fiction humor.
By Douglas Adams
(2005)
Things Not Seen Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Invisibility isn't all it's cracked up to be.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
The Boxes Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Creepy creature tale will keep kids interested.
By William Sleator
(2005)
Whales on Stilts! Book Poster Image
age 8+
A fun and fantastic fish tale.
By M.T. Anderson
(2005)
Among the Hidden: Shadow Children, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A forbidden child hides from Population Police.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2005)
Only You Can Save Mankind Book Poster Image
age 8+
Aliens in Johnny's video game don't want to fight.
By Terry Pratchett
(2005)
Ender's Game Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
The Goodness Gene Book Poster Image
age 12+
A poor take on evil future government.
By Sonia Levitin
(2005)
A Christmas Sonata Book Poster Image
age 7+
A dying boy wants to believe in Santa.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)
What Child Is This? A Christmas Story Book Poster Image
age 8+
Foster child wishes for a family for Christmas.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(2005)
Afternoon on the Amazon: Magic Tree House, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 6+
One of the weaker entries in the series.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1995)
Maximum Ride, Book 1: The Angel Experiment Book Poster Image
age 11+
OK series launch about flock of mutants. Tweens.
By James Patterson
(2006)
Uglies: Uglies Quartet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Thoughtful sci-fi about the price of beauty.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)
Dude, Where's My Spaceship? (Weirdplanet, Book 1) Book Poster Image
age 6+
Easy reader about aliens stranded on Earth.
By Dan Greenburg
(2006)
Yoon and the Christmas Mitten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful lesson on sharing holiday traditions.
By Helen Recorvits
(2006)
Los Gatos Black on Halloween Book Poster Image
age 5+
Haunting rhymes create ghoulish treat.
By Marisa Montes
(2006)

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