Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Nate locks horns with Gina in funny, feud-filled tale.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
age 14+
 
Teen fights for forbidden love in sweet romance.
By Sarah Ockler
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Sentimental romance follows teen couple over two years.
By Susane Colasanti
(2013)
age 10+
 
Middle school humor mixes with moving disability subplot.
By Chris Grabenstein, James Patterson
(2012)
age 10+
 
Realistic middle school issues from a girl's point of view.
By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2013)
age 8+
 
Madcap mayhem perfect for Big Nate fans.
By Andy Griffiths
(2013)
age 9+
 
Goofy comedy for young boys riffs on horror cliches.
By Charles Gilman
(2013)
age 10+
 
Offbeat imagination rules in funny, poignant graphic novel.
By Stephan Pastis
(2013)
age 3+
 
George's birthday brings treats and laughs for all.
By Margret Rey, H. A. Rey
(2003)
age 10+
 
Smart story of a kid pitching a movie idea to Hollywood.
By Jeff Baron
(2013)
age 8+
 
Nate cleans up his act to save a friendship in funny read.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2013)
age 9+
 
Comic-strip collection makes middle-school trials relatable.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
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age 14+
 
Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
age 7+
 
Chapter-book version of young Amelia is vulnerable, funny.
By Herman Parish
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Mature jock-valedictorian romance has social media factor.
By Kwame Alexander
(2013)
age 7+
 
Hilarious fun when cranky Kitty goes to obedience school.
By Nick Bruel
(2013)
age 13+
 
An obscene call sparks an offbeat, heartfelt teen romance.
By Audrey Couloumbis
(2012)
age 15+
 
Brilliantly funny, insightful, dark high school tragicomedy.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
age 9+
 
Greg hilariously searches for dance date in 7th book.
By Jeff Kinney
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Austen's romantic, comic classic has timeless appeal.
By Jane Austen
(1815)

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