Book Reviews

AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Strong writing lifts angsty apocalypse scenario.
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By Tommy Wallach
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
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By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
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By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Creepy school holds kids captive in dark, funny fantasy.
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By Obert Skye
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Creepy sequel has violent clashes, ethical dilemmas.
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By J.A. White
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Feel the love in this cascade of whimsical wishes for kids.
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By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
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By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Rapid-fire story of boy's horrible final week of school.
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By Lisa Yee
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
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By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Bunny sees victory in finding eggs herself in sweet tale.
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By Michael B. Kaplan
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Boy strives to make his mark in funny family tale.
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By Molly B. Burnham
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Sweet sister tale about sibling ups and downs.
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By Lori Nichols
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
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By CJ Omololu
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Tween girl fights foes, evil in sweet, exciting sequel.
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By Paul Durham
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
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By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Second, stronger installment focuses on characters.
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By Lauren DeStefano
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Orphan refugee finds new family in beautifully bizarre tale.
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By Andrew Smith
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Exciting kickoff to fantasy series in ancient Rome.
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By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
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By Sophia McDougall
(2015)

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