Book Reviews

My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Boy cites the colors of his moods in poetic slice of life.
By Tameka Fryer Brown
(2013)
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Otis and the Puppy [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle hero faces fear to help friend in lovely book.
By Loren Long
(2013)
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Boy21 [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping, heartfelt coming-of-age tale sure to hook teens.
By Matthew Quick
(2012)
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Curious George and the Firefighters [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Adorable George makes firefighting chaotic and fun.
By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
(2014)
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Prodigy: Legend, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed dystopian sci-fi sequel keeps suspense high.
By Marie Lu
(2013)
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The Cadet of Tildor [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 12+
Girl trains as elite soldier in sword-slashing fantasy.
By Alex Lidell
(2013)
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Pulse, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 13+
Tale of girl who moves things with her mind builds slowly.
By Patrick Carman
(2013)
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Impulse [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
By Steven Gould
(2013)
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Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Imaginative girl tackles bully in upbeat playground story.
By Julianne Moore
(2009)
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Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day? [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging classic makes work delightful.
By Richard Scarry
(1968)
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Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring autobiography by Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas.
By Gabrielle Douglas, Michelle Burford
(2012)
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Vampire Academy [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 13+
Sexy, mean-girl vampire story has strong language, bullying.
By Richelle Mead
(2007)
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On the Road [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 16+
Poetic, ecstatic, debauched novel that changed literature.
By Jack Kerouac
(1957)
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Magic Tree House Series [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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The Pushcart War [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic satire portrays absurd David vs. Goliath warfare.
By Jean Merrill
(1964)
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Phoenix: The Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting adventure of bike racing, kung fu, Chinese myth.
By Jeff Stone
(2012)
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Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Stunning investigation into sports mania has mature themes.
By H.G. Bissinger
(2000)
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Pete the Cat Saves Christmas [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Laid-back cat helps Santa in fun holiday adventure.
By Eric Litwin
(2012)
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Seconds Away [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen thriller sequel lacks punch of previous volume.
By Harlan Coben
(2012)
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Game Changer [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 12+
Story of softballer in alternate world picks up as it goes.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2012)
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