Book Reviews

age 8+
Clever idea, clumsy start to silly spy-kid humor series.
By Gitty Daneshvari
(2015)
age 8+
Shout-out to screen-free time in 10th funny installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2015)
age 7+
Amid the mischief, a heartfelt pep talk for underdogs.
By Dav Pilkey
(2015)
age 8+
Zany fun, great writing in smart prankster tale with heart.
By Mac Barnett, Jory John
(2015)
age 13+
Funny memoir of a boy trying to get his first girlfriend.
By Josh Sundquist
(2014)
age 10+
Sentimental heart beats beneath goofy humor.
By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
age 8+
Family road trip goes hilariously awry in 9th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2014)
age 7+
Madcap time-travel mayhem for the potty-humor set.
By Dav Pilkey
(2014)
age 9+
Field-trip mayhem in smart, satisfying end to clever series.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
age 7+
Giggles, wisdom as worrywart Justin starts fourth grade.
By Rachel Vail
(2014)
age 8+
Thinly stretched plot takes air out of fun idea.
By Erin Soderberg
(2014)
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age 8+
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
age 10+
Sequel to boy-detective graphic novel brings more laughs.
By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
age 3+
Deliciously funny read about one raccoon's quest for pizza.
By Adam Rubin
(2013)
age 8+
Extra helping of potty humor in 8th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2013)
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
age 9+
Clever sequel gets tweens to think about how they're taught.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
age 8+
Comically creepy tale of celebrity family hit by a curse.
By Matthew Ward
(2013)
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age 7+
Warm-hearted dogs in silly Big Nate-style adventure.
By Tom Watson
(2013)
age 9+
Rafe goes to camp, faces bullying, copes with gross humor.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)

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