Book Reviews

AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Excellent bridge from chapter books to novels.
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By E.B. White
(1969)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
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By Mary Norton
(2003)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Timeless classic about Toad's adventures and his friends.
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By Kenneth Grahame
(1969)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A smart girl learns how to survive alone.
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By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Story of ostracized kid a timeless fave of teens, preteens.
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By S. E. Hinton
(1967)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
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By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
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By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny, silly pig story great for early readers.
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By Kate DiCamillo
(2005)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Gentle, much-loved classic delights all ages.
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By E.B. White
(1952)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Barnyard talent keeps kids and adults laughing.
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By Doreen Cronin
(2006)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Second book in fantasy series is more mature than first.
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By Tamora Pierce
(2009)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Sweet, nostalgic friendship tale with a truly classic look.
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By Loren Long
(2009)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Retold fable with out-of-this-world art; a true keepsake.
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By Jerry Pinkney
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
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By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Funny, honest novel pokes fun at sibling rivalry.
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By Judy Blume
(1980)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Orange tree draws a neighborhood together in unique story.
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By Joanne Rocklin
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
The Chihuahua-wannabe kitty-boy goes to a school for dogs.
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By Judy Schachner
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting enchanted forest adventure to save baby brother.
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By Colin Meloy
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Tense adventure as dogsled run becomes race for survival.
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By Sherry Shahan
(2012)

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