Book Reviews

age 7+
Gross bathroom humor book may appeal to reluctant readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
age 5+
Family cheerfully does everything wrong in goofy, fun tale.
By Harry Allard
(1974)
age 9+
Irreverent look at school life explores complex feelings.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2011)
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age 10+
Indignities of middle school fill funny blog novel.
By Tim Carvell
(2012)
age 9+
Real middle school issues mix with lots of humor.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2012)
age 7+
Funny diary of an 8-year-old worry wart braving summer camp.
By Rachel Vail
(2012)
age 9+
Funny series continues with more folding and friendships.
By Tom Angleberger
(2012)
age 9+
Greg hilariously searches for dance date in 7th book.
By Jeff Kinney
(2012)
age 15+
Brilliantly funny, insightful, dark high school tragicomedy.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
age 7+
Hilarious fun when cranky Kitty goes to obedience school.
By Nick Bruel
(2013)
age 7+
Chapter-book version of young Amelia is vulnerable, funny.
By Herman Parish
(2013)
age 8+
Nate cleans up his act to save a friendship in funny read.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2013)
age 10+
Offbeat imagination rules in funny, poignant graphic novel.
By Stephan Pastis
(2013)
age 9+
Goofy comedy for young boys riffs on horror cliches.
By Charles Gilman
(2013)
age 10+
Realistic middle school issues from a girl's point of view.
By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2013)
age 10+
Middle school humor mixes with moving disability subplot.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2012)
age 8+
Nate locks horns with Gina in funny, feud-filled tale.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
age 8+
Jealousy gets Nate into big trouble in third installment.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2011)
age 9+
Rafe goes to camp, faces bullying, copes with gross humor.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
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age 7+
Warm-hearted dogs in silly Big Nate-style adventure.
By Tom Watson
(2013)

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