Book Reviews

age 8+
Clever idea, clumsy start to silly spy-kid humor series.
By Gitty Daneshvari
(2015)
age 9+
Wacky duo adds mayhem to scavenger hunt in funny follow-up.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
age 7+
Amid the mischief, a heartfelt pep talk for underdogs.
By Dav Pilkey
(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 13+
Funny memoir of a boy trying to get his first girlfriend.
By Josh Sundquist
(2014)
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 6+
Third grader changes attitude in cute tale of self-control.
By Megan McDonald
(2014)
age 9+
Field-trip mayhem in smart, satisfying end to clever series.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
age 7+
Giggles, wisdom as worrywart Justin starts fourth grade.
By Rachel Vail
(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+
Thinly stretched plot takes air out of fun idea.
By Erin Soderberg
(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+
Sequel to boy-detective graphic novel brings more laughs.
By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
age 10+
Middle-school comic perseveres in funny, poignant sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2013)

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