Book Reviews

age 12+
Decent start to girl-who-hears-others'-thoughts series.
By Elizabeth George
(2012)
age 13+
Exciting, nonstop techno-thriller raises big issues.
By Michelle Gagnon
(2012)
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age 10+
Clever, fast-paced mystery mixes spy thrills and teen drama.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2012)
age 10+
Funny mystery with spunky girl touches on serious themes.
By Sheila Turnage
(2012)
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age 8+
Inspiring story of sixth grader solving her bully problem.
By Andrew Clements
(2012)
age 9+
Funny, charming tale of middle school crushes, friendships.
By Tom Angleberger
(2010)
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age 12+
Manga, art, and life lessons in topnotch mystery adventure.
By Diana Renn
(2012)
age 12+
Exciting series gets personal with Boone accused of theft.
By John Grisham
(2012)
age 9+
Smart kids, lessons in Mysterious Benedict Society prequel.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2012)
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age 12+
Psychological thriller about ex-assassin proves unsettling.
By Chris Lynch
(2012)
age 7+
Chapter book mystery promises more fun for Fancy Nancy fans.
By Jane O'Connor
(2012)
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age 8+
Great premise overcomes an excess of clever embellishments.
By Lizzie K. Foley
(2012)
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age 14+
Fast-paced story of teen who can see from a killer's eyes.
By Jill Hathaway
(2012)
age 8+
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)
age 6+
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
By Barbara Park
(1992)
age 14+
Masterful murder mystery takes dark view of justice.
By Agatha Christie
(1939)
age 10+
Kids search for pirate treasure in adventurous sequel.
By Kathy Reichs
(2011)
age 14+
More of the same in Book 3 of mean-girl murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2012)
age 10+
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
(2012)
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age 13+
Fast-paced YA thriller from "suburban noir" pro.
By Harlan Coben
(2011)

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