Book Reviews

AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
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By Mary Shelley
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fractured fairy tale has plenty of twists for fantasy fans.
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By Soman Chainani
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Super-intense, apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
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By Rick Yancey
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Cat clans mirror human issues in popular series.
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By Cherith Baldry, Kate Cary, Tui Sutherland
(2003)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Plot-twisting, heart-wrenching, unforgettable WWII story.
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By Elizabeth Wein
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
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By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
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By Rick Riordan
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Brilliantly written, inventive pre-LOTR tale.
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By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1937)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful mystery with a Lemony Snicket vibe.
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By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2007)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
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By Shannon Hale
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sisters romp through summer in old-fashioned charmer.
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By Jeanne Birdsall
(2005)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Mythic vibe in engaging story of boy with healing powers.
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By Lois Lowry
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Captivating quest tale pits gifted girl against brutal odds.
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By Lois Lowry
(1014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
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By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
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By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Spectacular fantasy classic is where Frodo's journey begins.
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By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
The exciting and bittersweet conclusion of Frodo's quest.
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By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1955)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Orcs attack, and Frodo marches to Mordor in exciting sequel.
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By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A smart girl learns how to survive alone.
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By Scott O'Dell
(1960)

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