Book Reviews

Otter Goes to School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Otter plays teacher, gains confidence in reassuring tale.
By Sam Garton
(2016)
The Glittering Court Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fashion, romance rule in fun alternate-colonial-era fantasy.
By Richelle Mead
(2016)
The Gallery Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging 1929 mystery for tween historical fiction fans.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2016)
You Know Me Well Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Sweet story of gay teens who become fast friends.
By Nina LaCour, David Levithan
(2016)
Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu: Princess Cupcake Jones, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful responsibility tale avoids princess stereotypes.
By Ylleya Fields
(2013)
The Nameless City Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teens fight to save city in action-packed graphic novel.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2016)
Selp-Helf Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Funny YouTube advice satire has some edgy sexual references.
By Miranda Sings
(2015)
The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Worthy addition to the mythological world of Percy Jackson.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
Flora and the Peacocks Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gorgeous look at negotiating a three-way friendship.
By Molly Idle
(2016)
The Bear and the Piano Book Poster Image
age 4+
Enchanting book about the love of music and the tug of home.
By David Litchfield
(2016)
Counting Thyme Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Sensitive, engaging tale of girl with seriously ill brother.
By Melanie Conklin
(2016)
Let's Play! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Artist charms with another engaging hands-on book.
By Hervé Tullet
(2016)
Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bright collage art conveys sweet message of love.
By Eric Carle
(2015)
Worm Loves Worm Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Love wins in sweet, unconventional wedding tale.
By J.J. Austrian
(2016)
The Wonderful Things You Will Be Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet what-to-be-when-you-grow-up book taps parental hopes.
By Emily Winfield Martin
(2016)
Trombone Shorty Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun, upbeat story of a boy, a trombone, and jazz.
By Troy Andrews
(2015)
Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever, heartfelt graphic memoir great for girls and boys.
By Ozge Samanci
(2015)
The Nest Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant sick-sibling tale blurs lines of real and imagined.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2015)
Rules for 50/50 Chances Book Poster Image
age 13+
Risk of disease is fresh twist in romance/medical tale.
By Kate McGovern
(2015)
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina Book Poster Image
age 12+
Ballerina's frank, inspiring tale of perseverance and hope.
By Michaela DePrince
(2014)

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