Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
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By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Clever Cinderella twist picks brains over beauty.
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By Alex Flinn
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
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By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Hugely inventive story of kids in peril in fairy-tale world.
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By Marissa Burt
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Engaging fairy tale spoof is clever and funny.
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By Christopher Healy
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
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By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
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By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Intricate historical novel contrasts Dust Bowl, fairy world.
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By Sarah Zettel
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Dark retelling of Peter Pan tale focuses on Indian girl.
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By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Mother and daughter team up to write fun, modern fairy tale.
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By Jodi Picoult, Samantha Van Leer
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
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By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Surrealism, folklore mix in unforgettable disaster fantasy.
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By Nalo Hopkinson
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Deeply creepy, thought-provoking tale of weird school.
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By Claire Legrand
(2012)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Silly dino twist on Goldilocks tale is roaring good fun.
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By Mo Willems
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
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By Charles Gilman
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Wildly imaginative quest to find parents in mythic world.
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By Katherine Catmull
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Super-imaginative adventures of girl whisked to elf world.
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By Shannon Messenger
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
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By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fractured fairy tale is clever, touching, and violent.
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By Adam Gidwitz
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Teen girl defends Faerie in lively graphic novel sequel.
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By Jane Yolen
(2013)

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