Book Reviews

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age 3+
 
Tender, moving story about boy and mom dealing with loss.
By Jessixa Bagley
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Designer genes drive suspenseful sci-fi thriller.
By Debra Dockter
(2015)
age 10+
 
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 9+
 
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)
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age 15+
 
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
By E.R. Frank
(2015)
age 9+
 
Installment in popular series is long on drama, stereotypes.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2015)
age 10+
 
Suspenseful installment explores death penalty, immigration.
By John Grisham
(2015)
age 13+
 
Strong sequel stars lovable Lara Jean and plenty of romance.
By Jenny Han
(2015)
age 12+
 
Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(2015)
age 4+
 
Hudson tries to be a working dog in South-of-France romp.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2015)
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age 5+
 
Energetic sketches show the power of one boy's pen.
By Christopher Myers
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
age 3+
 
Charming, fresh take on the father-son bond.
By Liz Climo
(2015)
age 12+
 
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
age 3+
 
Cinderella is spunky, resourceful in fresh space tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Young Jeter inches closer to his dreams in strong sequel.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)
age 10+
 
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
age 10+
 
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
age 5+
 
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
By Kate Messner
(2015)

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