Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Plucky heroine uncovers stolen painting in engaging mystery.
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By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun mystery about kids locked in library by wacky genius.
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By Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Funny mystery with spunky girl touches on serious themes.
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By Sheila Turnage
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Perfectly voiced, mysterious sci-fi coming-of-age tale.
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By Rebecca Stead
(2009)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Kids build a big tetrahedron, lasting friendships.
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By Shelley Pearsall
(2006)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Lyrical and plotless -- for patient readers.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2007)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Heartwarming tale starring sporty teen girl.
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By Catherine Murdock
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Newbery Honor-ed tale not for scaredy cats.
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By Zilpha Keatley Snyder
(1986)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Newbery Honor book is a fun mystery romp.
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By Zilpha Keatley Snyder
(1985)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
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By Andrew Clements
(2004)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Provocative story of high school hazing and peer pressure.
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By Sharon M. Draper
(2004)