Book Reviews

Ellie, Engineer: The Next Level Book Poster Image
age 8+
STEM-loving kids break down stereotypes in fun, funny book.
By Jackson Pearce
(2018)
Continue reading
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown Book Poster Image
age 8+
Epic neighborhood snowball fight perks up 13th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2018)
Continue reading
Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters: The Questioneers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Girl invents a painting machine in fun story of engineering.
By Andrea Beaty
(2018)
Continue reading
The 91-Story Treehouse: The Treehouse Books, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Frivolous friends try babysitting in rambling tale.
By Andy Griffiths
(2018)
Continue reading
Lions & Liars Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Lively tween camp misadventure has laughs, life lessons.
By Kate Beasley
(2018)
Continue reading
Marge in Charge and the Stolen Treasure Book Poster Image
age 8+
Light, breezy stories in sequel about wacky babysitter.
By Isla Fisher
(2018)
Continue reading
My FANGtastically Evil Vampire Pet Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, evilly funny mischief and pets at summer camp.
By Mo O’Hara
(2018)
Continue reading
The 78-Story Treehouse: The Treehouse Books, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Jealousy pits friend against friend in rambunctious story.
By Andy Griffiths
(2018)
Continue reading
Ada Lace Series Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 6+
Third-grader uses science to solve problems and mysteries.
By Emily Calandrelli
(2017)
Continue reading
Ellie, Engineer Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Girl solves boys-vs.-girls dispute in smart series start.
By Jackson Pearce
(2018)
Continue reading
Rhett & Link's Book of Mythicality: A Field Guide to Curiosity, Creativity, and Tomfoolery Book Poster Image
age 13+
Positivity, charm, laughs from popular YouTubers.
By Rhett McLaughlin, Link Neal
(2017)
Continue reading
Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amazing bird rescue tale shows teamwork, high-tech science.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2017)
Continue reading
The Real McCoys, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Imaginative artwork makes fun detective story a joy to read.
By Matthew Swanson
(2017)
Continue reading
Adventures from the Land of Stories: The Mother Goose Diaries and Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty Book Poster Image
age 10+
Hilarious, weird, edgy companions to fairy tale series.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
Continue reading
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.
By Jeff Kinney
(2017)
Continue reading
Marge in Charge Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Babysitter stories are wacky but weird.
By Isla Fisher
(2017)
Continue reading
EngiNerds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rogue robots, realistic friendships in smart series launch.
By Jarrett Lerner
(2017)
Continue reading
Laugh Out Loud Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Tale of boy publisher aims high, falls short; best for fans.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2017)
Continue reading
Goldie Blox Rules the School!: GoldieBlox, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Cheery, messy fun in freewheeling female engineer series.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2017)
Continue reading
Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever. Book Poster Image
age 8+
Humor collection offers message of strength -- with a smile.
By Betsy Bird
(2017)
Continue reading

Pages