Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
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By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Less quirky, darker, more absorbing mystery sequel.
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By Rohan Gavin
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Delightful, engaging mystery with a twist.
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By Kate Milford
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Snicket trails an arsonist in compelling installment.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Field-trip mayhem in smart, satisfying end to clever series.
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By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clever, quirky kickoff to father-son detective series.
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By Rohan Gavin
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Boy sketch artist helps catch art thieves in zippy mystery.
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By Marcia Wells
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, clever mini-mysteries let readers play detective.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Silly, fast-moving story of sleds and family secrets.
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By J. Duddy Gill
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
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By Marion Jensen
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced tale of family in hiding is gripping, violent.
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By Lamar Giles
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Middle-school comic perseveres in funny, poignant sequel.
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By Chris Grabenstein, James Patterson
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Intriguing tale of boy as detective after parents vanish.
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By Cynthia Voigt
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed zoo mystery has gross and graphic parts.
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By Stuart Gibbs
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging classic mystery series great for beginning readers.
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By Gertrude Chandler Warner
(1942)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Snicket in fine form as a 12-year-old solving noir mystery.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting series gets personal with Boone accused of theft.
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By John Grisham
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Smart kids, lessons in Mysterious Benedict Society prequel.
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By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful mystery with a Lemony Snicket vibe.
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By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2007)