Book Reviews

Judy Moody Mood Martian Book Poster Image
age 6+
Third grader changes attitude in cute tale of self-control.
By Megan McDonald
(2014)
Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus: Origami Yoda, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Field-trip mayhem in smart, satisfying end to clever series.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
Justin Case: Rules, Tools, and Maybe a Bully Book Poster Image
age 7+
Giggles, wisdom as worrywart Justin starts fourth grade.
By Rachel Vail
(2014)
The 26-Story Treehouse: The Treehouse Books, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Clever sequel is goofy, gross, giddy -- and sweet.
By Andy Griffiths
(2014)
The Secret of Ferrell Savage Book Poster Image
age 8+
Silly, fast-moving story of sleds and family secrets.
By J. Duddy Gill
(2014)
The Quirks in Circus Quirkus: The Quirks, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thinly stretched plot takes air out of fun idea.
By Erin Soderberg
(2014)
Lord and Lady Bunny -- Almost Royalty! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Hilarious sequel takes Madeline and Bunnys to England.
By Polly Horvath
(2014)
Almost Super Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sequel to boy-detective graphic novel brings more laughs.
By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story Book Poster Image
age 10+
Middle-school comic perseveres in funny, poignant sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
Secret Pizza Party Book Poster Image
age 3+
Deliciously funny read about one raccoon's quest for pizza.
By Adam Rubin
(2013)
The Templeton Twins Make a Scene: Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brainy twins fight evil onstage in silly, fun sequel.
By Ellis Weiner
(2013)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck Book Poster Image
age 8+
Extra helping of potty humor in 8th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2013)
Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog: Stick Dog, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Same dogs, same tricks in goofy sequel.
By Tom Watson
(2013)
The Mischievians Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Funny encyclopedia of annoying things and who's responsible.
By William Joyce
(2013)
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett: Origami Yoda, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Clever sequel gets tweens to think about how they're taught.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
The Fantastic Family Whipple Book Poster Image
age 8+
Comically creepy tale of celebrity family hit by a curse.
By Matthew Ward
(2013)
Stick Dog, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Warm-hearted dogs in silly Big Nate-style adventure.
By Tom Watson
(2013)
Middle School: How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill Book Poster Image
age 9+
Rafe goes to camp, faces bullying, copes with gross humor.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)

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