Book Reviews

age 2+
 
Classic all-ages masterpiece with a wild imagination.
By Maurice Sendak
(1969)
age 9+
 
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
age 9+
 
A classic that both adults and kids love.
By Lewis Carroll
(1865)
age 6+
 
Ideal summer read for the middle elementary crowd.
By Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi
(2003)
age 7+
 
Gross bathroom humor book may appeal to reluctant readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
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age 2+
 
Heartwarming, humorous picture-book classic.
By Don Freeman
(1968)
age 2+
 
Colorfully illustrated alphabet rhymes.
By Bill Martin Jr.
(1989)
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age 9+
 
A timeless and thought-provoking novel.
By Natalie Babbitt
(1975)
age 4+
 
Zany food-as-weather tale full of humor, great drawings.
By Judi Barrett
(1978)
age 11+
 
Dahl autobiography focuses on nasty school days.
By Roald Dahl
(1984)
age 9+
 
Classic fantasy is a bit slow, but enthralling.
By Susan Cooper
(1973)
age 12+
 
Popular series start shows positive girl friendships.
By Ann Brashares
(2001)
age 9+
 
Kids are sure to devour this gross-out book.
By Thomas Rockwell
(2006)
age 10+
 
Classic coming-of-age story rings true decades later.
By Judy Blume
(1970)
age 12+
 
Second book in friendship series is a good fit for teens.
By Ann Brashares
(2003)
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age 13+
 
Provocative book about teen on trial for murder.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1999)
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age 2+
 
Lovable David's antics are relentless.
By David Shannon
(1998)
age 9+
 
1600s America springs to life for today's kids.
By Elizabeth George Speare
(1958)
age 9+
 
Farcical, highly readable vampire rabbit tale.
By James Howe
(1979)
age 2+
 
Carle brings humor to caterpillar's development.
By Eric Carle
(1970)

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