Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
csm_book
By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
csm_book
By CJ Omololu
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
csm_book
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
csm_book
By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Plenty of twists in exciting, mature mystery.
csm_book
By Lauren Oliver
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Less quirky, darker, more absorbing mystery sequel.
csm_book
By Rohan Gavin
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
csm_book
By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mildly entertaining tween mystery falls short in resolution.
csm_book
By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Slapdash mystery misses potential.
csm_book
By Tony Abbott
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Snicket trails an arsonist in compelling installment.
csm_book
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
A privileged life goes askew in haunting summer mystery.
csm_book
By E. Lockhart
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, clever mini-mysteries let readers play detective.
csm_book
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Romance and snakes add to intrigue in imaginative sequel.
csm_book
By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny tween-sleuths mystery more complex than first.
csm_book
By Emily Fairlie
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
csm_book
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging school story about a messy boy with a good heart.
csm_book
By Bill Harley
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Funny, suspenseful tale of smart tween spy girl and friends.
csm_book
By Kristen Kittscher
(2013)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
School-for-criminals mystery turns very dark and violent.
csm_book
By Kirsten Miller
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Touching story of resourceful girl solving a family mystery.
csm_book
By Blue Balliett
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action picks up in adventure-packed sequel.
csm_book
By Elise Broach
(2013)

Pages