Book Reviews

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)
Grasshopper Jungle Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging classic makes work delightful.
By Richard Scarry
(1968)
The Boundless Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Gripping historical adventure aboard a gigantic train.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2014)
Bad Luck Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Rousing finish to historical fairy-fantasy trilogy.
By Sarah Zettel
(2014)
Waistcoats & Weaponry: Finishing School, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)
The Farmer and the Clown Book Poster Image
age 4+
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
Special Delivery Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
Wait Book Poster Image
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age 3+
A gem of a book about noticing small, everyday wonders.
By Antoinette Portis
(2015)
"Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Friends, villain clash on speeding train in gripping finale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2015)
The Nest Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant sick-sibling tale blurs lines of real and imagined.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2015)
Worm Loves Worm Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Love wins in sweet, unconventional wedding tale.
By J.J. Austrian
(2016)
The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
A Bear Called Paddington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deeply creepy, thought-provoking tale of weird school.
By Claire Legrand
(2012)
Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
Just One Day Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
The Little Engine That Could Book Poster Image
age 3+
Charming, encouraging picture book engages and inspires.
By Watty Piper
(1930)

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