Book Reviews

Pickles to Pittsburgh: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Winning illustrations but short on plot.
By Judi Barrett
(2000)
The Wind in the Willows Book Poster Image
age 7+
Timeless classic about Toad's adventures and his friends.
By Kenneth Grahame
(1969)
Bless the Beasts & Children Book Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
Mercy Watson to the Rescue: Mercy Watson, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny, silly pig story great for early readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2005)
Charlotte's Web Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Gentle, much-loved classic delights all ages.
By E.B. White
(1952)
Dooby Dooby Moo Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Barnyard talent keeps kids and adults laughing.
By Doreen Cronin
(2006)
Otis Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Sweet, nostalgic friendship tale with a truly classic look.
By Loren Long
(2009)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Book Poster Image
age 12+
Twain's classic is full of humor and suspense.
By Mark Twain
(1876)
Beastly Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Contemporary Beauty-Beast tale curses shallow rich kid.
By Alex Flinn
(2007)
Sense and Sensibility Book Poster Image
age 14+
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
By Jane Austen
(1811)
Bewitching: The Kendra Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Clever Cinderella twist picks brains over beauty.
By Alex Flinn
(2012)
The Legend of Diamond Lil Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, clever dog-next-door mystery good for early readers.
By Doreen Cronin
(2012)
Tyler Makes Pancakes! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively cooking story whipped together with fun food info.
By Tyler Florence
(2012)
The Witch's Guide to Cooking with Children Book Poster Image
age 9+
Grimm's witch returns to cook again in darkly funny tale.
By Keith McGowan
(2009)
Sheep in a Jeep Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Funny things happen with a sheep behind the wheel.
By Nancy Shaw
(1988)
The Sisters Grimm Series Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fascinating fractured fairy tales grow darker, tenser.
By Michael Buckley
(2005)
Tiger Lily Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Dark retelling of Peter Pan tale focuses on Indian girl.
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2012)
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Book Poster Image
age 4+
Magical story of a man who devotes his life to books.
By William Joyce
(2012)
Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
Prairie Evers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)

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