Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
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By Robin Stevens
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Giddily fun start to ninja series has lots of fighting.
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By Kevin Serwacki, Chris Pallace
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Lively, loony tale sneaks in moral about responsibility.
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By Andy Griffiths
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
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By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
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By CJ Omololu
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Plenty of twists in exciting, mature mystery.
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By Lauren Oliver
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Mystery, adventure, laughs in imaginative series start.
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By Gordon Korman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Thriller full of glamour, intrigue may hook tweens, teens.
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By Ally Carter
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Zany fun, great writing in smart prankster tale with heart.
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By Mac Barnett, Jory John
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Funny memoir of a boy trying to get his first girlfriend.
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By Josh Sundquist
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mildly entertaining tween mystery falls short in resolution.
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By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sentimental heart beats beneath goofy humor.
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By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Dark but fun 1890 murder mystery has feminist message.
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By Julie Berry
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Eye-opening high-tech thriller endorses activism.
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By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Murder mystery is formulaic fluff but rather addictive.
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By Sara Shepard
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Snicket trails an arsonist in compelling installment.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful, satisfying conclusion to teen hacker trilogy.
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By Michelle Gagnon
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Silly cowboy adventure perfect for new chapter-book readers.
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By Kate DiCamillo
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Madcap time-travel mayhem for the potty-humor set.
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By Dav Pilkey
(2014)

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