Book Reviews

A Wind in the Door Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic science fiction with timeless appeal.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1976)
Many Waters Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Kids are pulled into epic good vs. evil struggle.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1986)
A Wrinkle in Time Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
A Child's Calendar Book Poster Image
age 4+
Traditional pastimes are linked to the 12 months.
By John Updike
(1999)
Bear About Town Book Poster Image
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age 2+
This bear enjoys walks and greeting friends.
By Stella Blackstone
(2000)
A Little Pigeon Toad Book Poster Image
age 4+
Tongue-in-cheek tale might misjudge its audience.
By Fred Gwynne
(1990)
A Chocolate Moose for Dinner Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun read puts silly language in the spotlight.
By Fred Gwynne
(2000)
The King Who Rained Book Poster Image
age 4+
Pokes gentle fun at an idioms and homonyms.
By Fred Gwynne
(2000)
The City of Ember Book Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
Feed Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Satire with a nice bite -- for mature teens.
By M.T. Anderson
(2002)
The Supernaturalist Book Poster Image
age 10+
Matinee action/violence in a slick, fun package.
By Eoin Colfer
(2004)
The People of Sparks Book Poster Image
age 9+
A simple, clear look at the slippery slope to war.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Book Poster Image
age 6+
Not up to the original, but entertaining.
By Roald Dahl
(1972)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Hitchhiker's Guide Series, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
The acme of British science-fiction humor.
By Douglas Adams
(2005)
Things Not Seen Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Invisibility isn't all it's cracked up to be.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
The Boxes Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Creepy creature tale will keep kids interested.
By William Sleator
(2005)
Whales on Stilts! Book Poster Image
age 8+
A fun and fantastic fish tale.
By M.T. Anderson
(2005)
Among the Hidden: Shadow Children, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A forbidden child hides from Population Police.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2005)
Only You Can Save Mankind Book Poster Image
age 8+
Aliens in Johnny's video game don't want to fight.
By Terry Pratchett
(2005)
Ender's Game Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)

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