Book Reviews

Deck the Halls Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Nostalgic holiday book is more a tribute to Norman Rockwell.
By Norman Rockwell
(2008)
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Snow Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Words and artwork create a magical winter wonderland.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2008)
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The Final Warning: Maximum Ride: The Protectors, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Uninspired sci-fi adventure won't leave kids wanting more.
By James Patterson
(2008)
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Queen of Hearts Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet as icing, a Valentine's lesson sure to warm the heart.
By Mary Engelbreit
(2008)
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Watchmen Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Retired heroes fight to save themselves in gritty classic.
By Alan Moore
(1995)
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Moonlight: The Halloween Cat Book Poster Image
age 2+
Cozy, scare-free love letter to Halloween night.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2009)
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Catching Fire: The Hunger Games, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel just as gripping -- and brutal -- as the first.
By Suzanne Collins
(2009)
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Over in the Hollow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun Halloween counting book is just spooky enough.
By Rebecca Dickinson
(2009)
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The Hunchback Assignments Book Poster Image
age 12+
Horror mystery is too dark for most kids' tastes.
By Arthur Slade
(2009)
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The Gingerbread Pirates Book Poster Image
age 4+
Engaging twist on idea of toys becoming real.
By Kristin Kladstrup
(2009)
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The Christmas Magic Book Poster Image
age 4+
Enchanting, soulful portrait of Santa.
By Lauren Thompson
(2009)
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The Sound of Kwanzaa Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful look at the principles the holiday celebrates.
By Dimitrea Tokunbo
(2009)
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'Twas the Night Before Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gimmick doesn’t enhance holiday classic.
By Clement Clarke Moore
(2009)
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A Pussycat's Christmas Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cat’s-eye view of Christmas will leave you purring.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2009)
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Four Friends at Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, simple holiday tale to share with friends.
By Tomie dePaola
(2009)
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Leviathan Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fast-paced World War I fantasy exciting yet low on violence.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2009)
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Merry Christmas, Splat! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fluffy cat in a fluffy and sweet holiday tale.
By Rob Scotton
(2009)
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Auntie Claus, Home for the Holidays Book Poster Image
age 5+
A gorgeous confection, but the story’s a little busy.
By Elise Primavera
(2009)
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The Maze Runner: Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teens are the pawns of evil adults in violent dystopia.
By James Dashner
(2009)
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The True Gift: A Christmas Story Book Poster Image
age 7+
Simple, lyrical, gentle tale of true giving.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2009)
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