Book Reviews

age 13+
 
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
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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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age 14+
 
Luminous story of pregnant teen's summer in Spain.
By Beth Kephart
(2012)
age 3+
 
A good-humored identity crisis makes this one a royal hoot.
By Ian Falconer
(2012)
age 10+
 
Deeply creepy, thought-provoking tale of weird school.
By Claire Legrand
(2012)
age 5+
 
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
By Emma Thompson
(2012)
age 10+
 
Gripping story of three sibs fending for themselves in 1974.
By Sheila O'Connor
(2012)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 8+
 
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
age 9+
 
Wonderful story of mute boy mysteriously left on farm.
By Sharon Creech
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
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age 13+
 
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
age 4+
 
Funny story offers gentle lessons about organic farming.
By Judy Sierra
(2014)
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age 7+
 
Warm, poetic family story shows sweet sibling relationship.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2014)
age 9+
 
Exciting, moving WWII tale a gem; not only for horse lovers.
By Sam Angus
(2014)
age 9+
 
Abused girl finds courage, family in compelling WWII story.
By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2015)
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age 2+
 
Silly read turns kids into masters of social interpretation.
By David LaRochelle
(2013)
age 13+
 
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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age 7+
 
Gentle, much-loved classic delights all ages.
By E.B. White
(1952)
age 12+
 
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
By Don Brown
(2013)

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