Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Winning illustrations but short on plot.
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By Judi Barrett
(2000)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
For those ready to learn the truth about Santa.
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By Harold Myra
(1997)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Award winner is perfect for holiday gift-giving.
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By Roni Schotter
(2008)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Contemporary Beauty-Beast tale curses shallow rich kid.
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By Alex Flinn
(2007)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Fun Valentine story stresses self-esteem, friendship.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Clever Cinderella twist picks brains over beauty.
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By Alex Flinn
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
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By Mort Castle, Sam Weller
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Dark retelling of Peter Pan tale focuses on Indian girl.
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By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Magical story of a man who devotes his life to books.
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By William Joyce
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Gritty, hyper-violent graphic novel about Batman's origin.
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By Geoff Johns
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Exciting, suspenseful prequel to Nightshade series.
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By Andrea Cremer
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Engaging Bloodlines sequel explores romance, friendship.
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By Richelle Mead
(2012)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Silly dino twist on Goldilocks tale is roaring good fun.
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By Mo Willems
(2012)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
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By Emma Thompson
(2012)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Cute advice on how not to get scared on Halloween night.
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By Susan Hood
(2012)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Punny, spooky look at moms all wrapped up in their jobs.
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By Joan Horton
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Not-too-scary counting book with a friendly twist.
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By Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Snicket in fine form as a 12-year-old solving noir mystery.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
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By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2012)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Early days of Santa Claus are busy but not wholly engaging.
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By Laura Geringer, William Joyce
(2011)

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