Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Adventure series is formulaic but satisfying.
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By Victor Appleton
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Mopey in the first half, exciting in the second.
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By Terry Pratchett
(2007)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Grim sequel of survival grittier than first installment.
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By Susan Beth Pfeffer
(2008)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Amnesia's just the half of it for post-coma teen.
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By Mary E. Pearson
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Alien invasion is comical and fun, but too long.
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By Adam Rex
(2007)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative dystopian novel will make teens think.
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By Cory Doctorow
(2008)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Absurd premise yields a thrilling story.
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By P. B. Kerr
(2008)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Classic requires patience and a large vocabulary.
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By Jules Verne
(1864)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Time-travel series start is suspenseful.
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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2008)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Riotous, violent adventure with classic virtues.
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By Ted Bell
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Series finale goes back to adventure.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2008)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Exciting but violent dystopian thriller for teens.
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By Patrick Ness
(2008)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Ghoulish Stone Soup is more fun than scary.
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By Cambria Evans
(2008)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Madcap monster ball is silly, wiggly-giggly fun.
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By Lisa Wheeler
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Vegetarian vampire gives Halloween a silly twist.
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By J. Otto Seibold, Siobhan Vivian
(2008)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Modern holiday classic stars a spunky, imaginative dog.
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By J. Otto Seibold, Vivian Walsh
(1997)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Great author misses the mark with invisibility tale.
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By Andrew Clements
(2008)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Award winner is perfect for holiday gift-giving.
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By Roni Schotter
(2008)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Funny but rough-looking Santas make this older-kid fare.
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By Glenn McCoy
(2008)

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