Book Reviews

age 7+
Giggles, wisdom as worrywart Justin starts fourth grade.
By Rachel Vail
(2014)
age 13+
Strong sequel stars lovable Lara Jean and plenty of romance.
By Jenny Han
(2015)
age 9+
Wacky duo adds mayhem to scavenger hunt in funny follow-up.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
age 4+
Zany food-as-weather tale full of humor, great drawings.
By Judi Barrett
(1978)
age 7+
Funny diary of an 8-year-old worry wart braving summer camp.
By Rachel Vail
(2012)
age 9+
Wisecracking narrator hogs spotlight in funny twins tale.
By Ellis Weiner
(2012)
age 9+
Greg hilariously searches for dance date in 7th book.
By Jeff Kinney
(2012)
age 14+
Teen fights for forbidden love in sweet romance.
By Sarah Ockler
(2013)
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age 13+
Bookish girl finds love -- and herself -- in sweet romance.
By Michelle Dalton
(2013)
age 8+
Comically creepy tale of celebrity family hit by a curse.
By Matthew Ward
(2013)
age 8+
Brainy twins fight evil onstage in silly, fun sequel.
By Ellis Weiner
(2013)
age 6+
Third grader changes attitude in cute tale of self-control.
By Megan McDonald
(2014)
age 8+
Family road trip goes hilariously awry in 9th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2014)
age 8+
Wacky, hilarious tale of feuding brother and sister.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
age 13+
Romantic beach read with kooky premise and solid messages.
By Kasie West
(2015)
age 4+
Winning illustrations but short on plot.
By Judi Barrett
(2000)
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age 10+
Indignities of middle school fill funny blog novel.
By Tim Carvell
(2012)
age 10+
Realistic middle school issues from a girl's point of view.
By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2013)
age 14+
Quiet girl tangles with bad boy in light teen romance.
By Robin Constantine
(2013)
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age 14+
Teen-drama overload in social media-driven romance/mystery.
By Sarah Ockler
(2014)

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