Book Reviews

Flying, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheerleader battles aliens in breezy action comedy.
By Carrie Jones
(2016)
Derek Jeter Presents Night at the Stadium Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lost boy has postgame adventure in magical baseball tale.
By Phil Bildner
(2016)
Legend: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
Dove Arising Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Lunar military adventure has strong teen girl at center.
By Karen Bao
(2015)
Endgame: The Calling Book Poster Image
age 15+
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)
Flora and the Penguin Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
By Molly Idle
(2014)
Ninja! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Boy ninja uses skills to get milk and cookies.
By Arree Chung
(2014)
Divided We Fall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Provocative military tale asks tough patriotism questions.
By Trent Reedy
(2014)
The Testing, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thoughtful dystopian tale questions winning at all costs.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2013)
Bats at the Ballgame Book Poster Image
age 4+
Exciting, feel-good baseball tale with a batty twist.
By Brian Lies
(2010)
My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood Book Poster Image
age 4+
Boy cites the colors of his moods in poetic slice of life.
By Tameka Fryer Brown
(2013)
Prodigy: Legend, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed dystopian sci-fi sequel keeps suspense high.
By Marie Lu
(2013)
Pulse, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tale of girl who moves things with her mind builds slowly.
By Patrick Carman
(2013)
Impulse Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
By Steven Gould
(2013)
Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully Book Poster Image
age 5+
Imaginative girl tackles bully in upbeat playground story.
By Julianne Moore
(2009)
Earthling! Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
A.D.D. (Adolescent Demo Division) Book Poster Image
age 16+
Sharp critique of gamer culture told as sci-fi story.
By Douglas Rushkoff
(2012)
Crouching Tiger Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Boy learns to appreciate his heritage in universal story.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2011)
Impulse: Tony Hawk's 900 Revolution, Vol. 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Action-packed skate adventure good for reluctant readers.
By M. Zachary Sherman
(2011)
The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)

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