Book Reviews

Zeroes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Clever but overlong tale of superpowered misfit teens.
By Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Deborah Biancotti
(2015)
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NEED Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fresh cyberthriller explores dark side of social media.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2015)
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Soundless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Solid standalone fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore.
By Richelle Mead
(2015)
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My Diary from the Edge of the World Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, heartbreaking story about family and friendship.
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2015)
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The After-Room: The Apothecary Series, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Love, magic, adventure, ghosts in thrilling series finale.
By Maile Meloy
(2015)
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The Naughty List Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Goofy humor, warm heart in wild holiday romp.
By Michael Fry, Bradley Jackson
(2015)
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The Rescue Princesses Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Four princesses save animals using brains and bravery.
By Paula Harrison
(2012)
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Milo Speck, Accidental Agent Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny fantasy encourages problem-solving, resilience.
By Linda Urban
(2015)
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The League of Unexceptional Children Book Poster Image
age 8+
Clever idea, clumsy start to silly spy-kid humor series.
By Gitty Daneshvari
(2015)
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The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School Book Poster Image
age 8+
Shout-out to screen-free time in 10th funny installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2015)
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Katie Woo Series Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Relatable stories in short chapters have good life lessons.
By Fran Manushkin
(2011)
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Henry and Mudge Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Simple, sweet stories about a boy and his beloved dog.
By Cynthia Rylant
(1987)
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Encyclopedia Brown Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Boy solves crimes that stump adults in fun, funny mysteries.
By Donald J. Sobol
(2007)
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Goosebumps Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, spooky mysteries can pack an emotional wallop.
By R. L. Stine
(2003)
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The Tournament at Gorlan: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slow start to prequel series with stalwart characters.
By John Flanagan
(2015)
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Little Robot Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet, surprising story of friendship and courage.
By Ben Hatke
(2015)
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Library of Souls: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Violent volume ends gothic trilogy with epic battle, hope.
By Ransom Riggs
(2015)
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The Doldrums Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Imaginative illustrated tale of quirky friends' adventures.
By Nicholas Gannon
(2015)
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Beyond the Pond Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Boy finds magical world in imaginative, artful tale.
By Joseph Kuefler
(2015)
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