Book Reviews

Judy Moody and the Bucket List Book Poster Image
age 6+
Laughs, lessons enrich tale of what to do before 4th grade.
By Megan McDonald
(2016)
Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties: Stick Cat, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet tale of kind cat is daffy fun for reluctant readers.
By Tom Watson
(2016)
Love & Gelato Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen grapples with grief and first love in charming romance.
By Jenna Evans Welch
(2016)
Girl Online Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Overlooks online safety, but tweens will swoon for romance.
By Zoe Sugg
(2014)
Girl Online: On Tour: Girl Online, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
YouTube star's second romance grows up a little.
By Zoe Sugg
(2015)
The League of Unexceptional Children Book Poster Image
age 8+
Clever idea, clumsy start to silly spy-kid humor series.
By Gitty Daneshvari
(2015)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School Book Poster Image
age 8+
Shout-out to screen-free time in 10th funny installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2015)
The Tapper Twins Tear Up New York Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wacky duo adds mayhem to scavenger hunt in funny follow-up.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak Book Poster Image
age 13+
Kind of cute and funny but super predictable teen romcom.
By Brian Katcher
(2015)
Get Mooned: Joey & Johnny, the Ninjas, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Giddily fun start to ninja series has lots of fighting.
By Kevin Serwacki, Chris Pallace
(2015)
The 39-Story Treehouse: The Treehouse Books, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively, loony tale sneaks in moral about responsibility.
By Andy Griffiths
(2015)
The Terrible Two, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Zany fun, great writing in smart prankster tale with heart.
By Mac Barnett, Jory John
(2015)
Timmy Failure: We Meet Again Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sentimental heart beats beneath goofy humor.
By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One Book Poster Image
age 6+
Silly cowboy adventure perfect for new chapter-book readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2014)
Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000: Captain Underpants, Book 11 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Madcap time-travel mayhem for the potty-humor set.
By Dav Pilkey
(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 Treatment: The Program, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fast thriller turns into fairly tame adventure-romance.
By Suzanne Young
(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)
The Fiery Heart: Bloodlines, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Forbidden love faces big challenges in gripping installment.
By Richelle Mead
(2013)

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