Book Reviews

Mr. Wuffles! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Highly original, very visual tale of cat vs. tiny aliens.
By David Wiesner
(2013)
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Entangled Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Entertaining space-travel adventure fine for young teens.
By Amy Rose Capetta
(2013)
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Darth Paper Strikes Back: Origami Yoda, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, oddball story about sticking up for a friend.
By Tom Angleberger
(2011)
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Mousetronaut Goes to Mars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mouse saves mission in great tale for space buffs.
By Mark Kelly
(2013)
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The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee: Origami Yoda, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny series continues with more folding and friendships.
By Tom Angleberger
(2012)
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The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett: Origami Yoda, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Clever sequel gets tweens to think about how they're taught.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
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Grasshopper Jungle Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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The Jupiter Pirates: Hunt for the Hydra Book Poster Image
age 9+
Space-pirate sibling series ideal for Star Wars-crazed kids.
By Jason Fry
(2013)
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Cress: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series stays exciting with hacker heroine, daring rescues.
By Marissa Meyer
(2014)
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Conquest: The Chronicle of the Invaders, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Exciting start to high-octane alien-invasion series.
By John Connolly, Jennifer Ridyard
(2014)
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Tin Star, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Nuanced, exciting sci-fi tale of survival on space station.
By Cecil Castellucci
(2014)
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The 100: Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Captivating tale about teens sent to recolonize Earth.
By Kass Morgan
(2013)
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Dreams of Gods & Monsters: Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Too-long send-off to an otherwise fantastic fantasy trilogy.
By Laini Taylor
(2014)
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Red Rising Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Incessant cruelty spoils action-packed sci-fi saga.
By Pierce Brown
(2014)
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This Is a Moose Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Misfit moose defies expectations in funny movie-shoot tale.
By Richard T. Morris
(2014)
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Scan Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever sci-fi thriller stresses do-it-yourself science.
By Sarah E. Fine, Walter Jury
(2014)
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The Return of Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 7+
Final Zita graphic novel with more peril, great role model.
By Ben Hatke
(2014)
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The Battle for WondLa: The Search for WondLa, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Predictable but thoughtful ending to sci-fi trilogy.
By Tony DiTerlizzi
(2014)
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Salvage Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intriguing sci-fi tale tackles misogyny, sexual liberation.
By Alexandra Duncan
(2014)
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The Taking Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart sci-fi thriller explores girl's odd 5-year absence.
By Kimberly Derting
(2014)
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