Book Reviews

age 14+
Complex, intense story is OK for mature teens.
By Meg Rosoff
age 14+
A kind of "Dangerous Liaisons" for teenagers.
By Robert Cormier
age 9+
Classic story of the power of positive thinking.
By Eleanor H. Porter
age 4+
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
age 16+
Brilliant but mature classic explores racism, gender, power.
By Toni Morrison
age 14+
One of the greatest novels of the 20th century.
By J. D. Salinger
age 8+
Gorgeous holiday treasure for school-age kids.
By Dylan Thomas
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
age 5+
Classic will be the most dog-eared on your shelf.
By Jack Prelutsky
age 10+
A rare treat for young book lovers.
By Lewis Buzbee
age 6+
Words and watercolors sing in a voice as deep as the river.
By Langston Hughes
age 6+
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
By Joyce Sidman
age 6+
Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.
By Dr. Seuss
age 9+
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
By Shel Silverstein
age 9+
Girl's vivid imagination, kindness enrich all-time classic.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
age 17+
Kesey's great madhouse epic best for older teens.
By Ken Kesey
age 14+
American classic captures romance, debauchery of Jazz Age.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
age 14+
Classic story of love and revenge still captivates.
By Emily Bronte
age 13+
Moving Depression-era story of friendship, loneliness, fate.
By John Steinbeck
age 14+
Masterpiece of romance and manners entertains at any age.
By Jane Austen