Book Reviews

age 8+
Clever idea, clumsy start to silly spy-kid humor series.
By Gitty Daneshvari
(2015)
age 8+
Shout-out to screen-free time in 10th funny installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2015)
age 9+
Wacky duo adds mayhem to scavenger hunt in funny follow-up.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
age 8+
Giddily fun start to ninja series has lots of fighting.
By Kevin Serwacki, Chris Pallace
(2015)
age 8+
Lively, loony tale sneaks in moral about responsibility.
By Andy Griffiths
(2015)
age 8+
Zany fun, great writing in smart prankster tale with heart.
By Mac Barnett, Jory John
(2015)
age 10+
Sentimental heart beats beneath goofy humor.
By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
age 6+
Silly cowboy adventure perfect for new chapter-book readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2014)
age 7+
Madcap time-travel mayhem for the potty-humor set.
By Dav Pilkey
(2014)
age 9+
Field-trip mayhem in smart, satisfying end to clever series.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
age 8+
Clever sequel is goofy, gross, giddy -- and sweet.
By Andy Griffiths
(2014)
age 8+
Silly, fast-moving story of sleds and family secrets.
By J. Duddy Gill
(2014)
age 8+
Hilarious sequel takes Madeline and Bunnys to England.
By Polly Horvath
(2014)
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age 8+
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
age 10+
Middle-school comic perseveres in funny, poignant sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
age 8+
Brainy twins fight evil onstage in silly, fun sequel.
By Ellis Weiner
(2013)
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
age 8+
Comically creepy tale of celebrity family hit by a curse.
By Matthew Ward
(2013)
age 8+
Jealousy gets Nate into big trouble in third installment.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2011)
age 9+
Goofy comedy for young boys riffs on horror cliches.
By Charles Gilman
(2013)

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