Book Reviews

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw Book Poster Image
age 8+
More funny antics, clueless behavior in 3rd installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2009)
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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things Book Poster Image
age 6+
Gentle, humorous story of fearful boy.
By Lenore Look
(2008)
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Melonhead Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Playful story full of fun, inventions, trouble, and friends.
By Katy Kelly
(2009)
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Nasty Book Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wicked, wildly funny stories with gross-out humor.
By Barry Yourgrau
(2007)
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The Yggyssey Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Sequel to The Neddiad offers more goofy humor.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2009)
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Vamped Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Vampire series debut pales in Twilight's shadow.
By Lucienne Diver
(2009)
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I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President Book Poster Image
age 11+
Daily Show producer delivers pranks and yuks.
By Josh Lieb
(2009)
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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Book Poster Image
age 5+
Clever, but more an art project than a kid-friendly book.
By Jeremy Holmes
(2009)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sweet, funny summer vacation tale in 4th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2009)
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A Season of Gifts Book Poster Image
age 9+
Meet a crabby 90-year-old heroine kids will love.
By Richard Peck
(2009)
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Little Mouse Gets Ready Book Poster Image
age 4+
Comic starring eager mouse will delight young readers.
By Jeff Smith
(2009)
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Lunch Lady Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Wacky graphic novel series serves justice with sloppy joes.
By Jarrett J. Krosoczka
(2009)
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Flanimals Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Whimsical, browser-friendly guide to fake creatures.
By Ricky Gervais
(2005)
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The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook Book Poster Image
age 8+
Smart kids, no violence; great pick for kids new to comics.
By Eleanor Davis
(2009)
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Babymouse Series Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Quick, lively graphic novels pack in the positivity.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2005)
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Scott Pilgrim Series Book Poster Image
age 13+
Slacker turns hero for his gal in quirky graphic novels.
By Bryan Lee O'Malley
(2004)
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Stone Rabbit Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Time-travel comic mixes cartoon mayhem, some learning.
By Erik Craddock
(2009)
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Kit Feeny Series Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Lots of life lessons packed in cute comic series.
By Michael Townsend
(2009)
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Big Nate: In a Class by Himself: Big Nate, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Milder than Wimpy Kid and a sure hit with boys.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth Book Poster Image
age 9+
Greg faces puberty's horrors in funny 5th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2010)
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