Book Reviews

age 5+
 
Girl brings alligator for show-and-tell in funny romp.
By Elise Parsley
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Mummified pet searches for his queen in lively tomb tale.
By Marcus Ewert
(2015)
age 4+
 
Warm book guides preschoolers through kindergarten nerves.
By Marc Brown
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Strong, smart heroine in absorbing, gently paced mystery.
By Valynne E. Maetani
(2015)
age 14+
 
Twists, turns, loads of drama in high school murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2015)
age 4+
 
Big sis loves little sis in sweet new-sibling tale.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Fun haunted-house romp has great heroine, sweet values.
By Jessica Lawson
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Bouncy big sis learns to tone down noise for new baby.
By Katherine Hannigan
(2015)
age 10+
 
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Funny, gross picture book packs positive messages.
By William Joyce
(2015)
age 2+
 
Kid animals speak for themselves in cute, dad-centric book.
By Jimmy Fallon
(2015)
age 7+
 
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)
age 10+
 
Suspenseful installment explores death penalty, immigration.
By John Grisham
(2015)
age 4+
 
Touching love story of male penguins teaches acceptance.
By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
(2015)
age 4+
 
Hudson tries to be a working dog in South-of-France romp.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2015)
age 10+
 
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
By Robin Stevens
(2015)
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age 5+
 
Energetic sketches show the power of one boy's pen.
By Christopher Myers
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)

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