Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
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By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Lots of solid science in fun, goofy sequel about energy.
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By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
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By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
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By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced adventure with friends, zombies, and magic.
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By Patrik Henry Bass
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Scientific smarts and goofy humor are a winning experiment.
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By Jon Scieszka
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Crime-fighting kids return in fun, science-drenched mystery.
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By "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging school story about a messy boy with a good heart.
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By Bill Harley
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Story of girl's psychic kissing power puts focus on looks.
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By Katie D. Anderson
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
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By Barbara Park
(1992)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
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By Kristin Levine
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Honest novel shows brutality of grade school bullying.
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By Judy Blume
(1974)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Series revamp is the same mix of catty and cheesy.
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By Francine Pascal
(2008)