Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
Realistic middle school issues from a girl's point of view.
By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
Hilarious sequel takes Madeline and Bunnys to England.
By Polly Horvath
Field-trip mayhem in smart, satisfying end to clever series.
By Tom Angleberger
Laughs, lessons enrich tale of what to do before 4th grade.
By Megan McDonald
Winning illustrations but short on plot.
By Judi Barrett