Book Reviews

Peter Pan Book Poster Image
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age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
Ladybug Girl Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Sweet story and pictures celebrate unstructured play.
By Jacky Davis
(2008)
Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun sequel shows compromise beats conflict at playground.
By Jacky Davis
(2009)
Ladybug Girl and Bingo Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
Ladybug Girl at the Beach Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun adventure lets Lulu face fears at her own pace.
By Jacky Davis
(2010)
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
National Velvet Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
Exile: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting sequel keeps momentum of telepathic elf-girl tale.
By Shannon Messenger
(2013)
Rose Under Fire Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Emotional story of WWII teen pilot in concentration camp.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2013)
The Extra Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
By Kathryn Lasky
(2013)
Curtsies & Conspiracies: Finishing School, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Spectacular steampunk sequel has hijinks, gadgets, vampires.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
The Children of Willesden Lane Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
(2003)
Little Red Writing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
Blythewood: The Blythewood Tales, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
The Grimm Legacy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl tangles with magical objects in suspenseful fantasy.
By Polly Shulman
(2010)
Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
Grasshopper Jungle Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
Extraordinary Jane Book Poster Image
age 3+
Dog gains self-acceptance in visually stunning circus story.
By Hannah E. Harrison
(2014)
Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fascinating profiles celebrate women of American Revolution.
By Cokie Roberts
(2014)
The Unbound Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Romance, thrills as exciting fantasy series continues.
By Victoria Schwab
(2014)

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