Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
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By Veronica Roth
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
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By Steven Gould
(1992)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
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By Gail Carriger
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Absorbing, fast-paced sci-fi fantasy hinges on time machine.
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By Polly Shulman
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Thought-provoking, dystopian eco-adventure great for boys.
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By Chuck Wendig
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
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By Piers Torday
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
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By Mark Fearing
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Action-packed prequel to popular Maze Runner trilogy.
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By James Dashner
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Gripping multimedia time-travel adventure series debut.
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By James Dashner
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Engrossing story of an "echo" designed to replace dead girl.
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By Sangu Mandanna
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Post-apocalyptic story has great characters; still gruesome.
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By Julianna Baggott
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Sci-fi sequel is gripping but can't top original.
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By Nancy Farmer
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Controversial finale to a thrilling dystopian trilogy.
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By Veronica Roth
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sci-fi/spy adventure delivers a fast-paced, if silly, plot.
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By Joe Schreiber
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Clever sci-fi thriller stresses do-it-yourself science.
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By Walter Jury, Sarah E. Fine
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Gritty sci-fi survival tale questions reality and authority.
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By Amy Plum
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Second book in cyberpunk saga loses steam.
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By James Dashner
(2014)