Book Reviews

Little Mouse Gets Ready Book Poster Image
age 4+
Comic starring eager mouse will delight young readers.
By Jeff Smith
(2009)
A Season of Gifts Book Poster Image
age 9+
Meet a crabby 90-year-old heroine kids will love.
By Richard Peck
(2009)
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)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sweet, funny summer vacation tale in 4th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2009)
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)
Vamped Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Vampire series debut pales in Twilight's shadow.
By Lucienne Diver
(2009)
The Yggyssey Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Sequel to The Neddiad offers more goofy humor.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2009)
Nasty Book Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wicked, wildly funny stories with gross-out humor.
By Barry Yourgrau
(2007)
Melonhead Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Playful story full of fun, inventions, trouble, and friends.
By Katy Kelly
(2009)
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)
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)
Science Fair Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Both hilarious and fast-paced -- a great vacation read.
By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
(2008)
Sir Fartsalot Hunts the Booger Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great fun, and not nearly as crude as the title.
By Kevin Bolger
(2008)
Pippi Longstocking Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lively translation aptly modernizes a classic.
By Astrid Lindgren
(1969)
Ghostgirl Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Darkly funny book is full of Goth-chic style.
By Tonya Hurley
(2008)
The Willoughbys Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Dark humor may not be to everyone's taste.
By Lois Lowry
(2008)
Attack of the Growling Eyeballs: Who Shrunk Daniel Funk? Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Boy humor should appeal to reluctant readers.
By Lin Oliver
(2008)
Oggie Cooder #1 Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Reluctant readers have a quirky new friend.
By Sarah Weeks
(2008)
The Ugly Guide to the Uglyverse Book Poster Image
age 6+
Offbeat world engages the most reluctant readers.
By David Horvath
(2008)
Kaline Klattermaster's Tree House Book Poster Image
age 7+
Irksome, lame attempt at humor and charm.
By Haven Kimmel
(2008)

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