Book Reviews

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age 13+
Virtual-reality thriller starts well, loses steam.
By Julia Durango
(2015)
age 7+
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
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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 10+
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 13+
Psychic teens' saga wraps up in gritty, engaging road trip.
By Amy Plum
(2015)
age 13+
Comics reporter updated as teen in fun, slick mystery.
By Gwenda Bond
(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 4+
Touching love story of male penguins teaches acceptance.
By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
(2015)
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age 13+
Invasion of sea dwellers fuels gripping sci-fi thriller.
By Michael Buckley
(2015)
age 4+
Hudson tries to be a working dog in South-of-France romp.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(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)
age 3+
Cat plays Tooth Fairy in bid to meet her in funny romp.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
age 3+
Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 3+
Charming, fresh take on the father-son bond.
By Liz Climo
(2015)
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age 3+
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
age 3+
Cinderella is spunky, resourceful in fresh space tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
age 4+
Fun birthday tale for preschool truck lovers.
By Candace Fleming
(2015)

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