Book Reviews

age 2+
 
Excellent vocab builder is also big wacky fun.
By Richard Scarry
(1998)
age 3+
 
Exceptional art, sensitive story reunite a boy and his bear.
By Philip C. Stead
(2011)
age 4+
 
Draws in railroad buffs and reluctant readers.
By Christine Heap
(1998)
age 6+
 
Mildly charming but unspectacular book.
By Edith Baer
(1992)
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age 10+
 
Classic satire portrays absurd David vs. Goliath warfare.
By Jean Merrill
(1964)
age 12+
 
Fun Traveling Pants-style story with fewer mature themes.
By Pamela Wells
(2008)
age 12+
 
Sweet, smart romance is perfect vacation reading.
By Jennifer E. Smith
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Sweet tale of love and friendship on the road to stardom.
By Emery Lord
(2014)
age 12+
 
Surfer girl fears first-love wipeout in sweet romance.
By Michelle Dalton
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Teen helps other teens and herself in sweet road-trip tale.
By Adi Alsaid
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Twilight for cat lovers.
By Colleen Houck
(2011)
age 13+
 
Series fans will find more dreamy angels but not much plot.
By Lauren Kate
(2010)
age 13+
 
Romantic fantasy sequel has more violence than first book.
By Colleen Houck
(2011)
age 13+
 
Tepid time-travel tome only fun for Fallen fans.
By Lauren Kate
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Strength of character triumphs in Bronte's masterpiece.
By Charlotte Bronte
(1900)
age 13+
 
Tedious lovers' quarrels drag down intriguing fantasy.
By Colleen Houck
(2011)
age 13+
 
Fallen-angel series ending is less than heaven-sent.
By Lauren Kate
(2012)
age 13+
 
An obscene call sparks an offbeat, heartfelt teen romance.
By Audrey Couloumbis
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Sentimental romance follows teen couple over two years.
By Susane Colasanti
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Bookish girl finds love -- and herself -- in sweet romance.
By Michelle Dalton
(2013)

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