Book Reviews

Carl's Halloween Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dog pulls another fast one in fun trick-or-treating jaunt.
By Alexandra Day
(2015)
The Marvels Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Epic saga of theater family, told mostly in pictures.
By Brian Selznick
(2015)
Crenshaw Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Pitch-perfect story about boy and family facing hard times.
By Katherine Applegate
(2015)
The Full Moon at the Napping House Book Poster Image
age 4+
A rhythmic, snappy charmer of a bedtime book.
By Audrey Wood
(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)
Malcolm Under the Stars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
What Pet Should I Get? Book Poster Image
age 3+
More Seuss magic in discovered manuscript.
By Dr. Seuss
(2015)
The Sign of the Cat Book Poster Image
age 9+
Engrossing fantasy has high-seas adventure, talking cats.
By Lynne Jonell
(2015)
The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate Book Poster Image
age 10+
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
Mummy Cat Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Mummified pet searches for his queen in lively tomb tale.
By Marcus Ewert
(2015)
Nooks & Crannies Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun haunted-house romp has great heroine, sweet values.
By Jessica Lawson
(2015)
Space Taxi: Water Planet Rescue Book Poster Image
age 7+
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
Amulet Keepers: TombQuest, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
More mummified chills and thrills, this time in London.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
Hudson in Provence Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hudson tries to be a working dog in South-of-France romp.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2015)
Here Comes the Tooth Fairy Cat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cat plays Tooth Fairy in bid to meet her in funny romp.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
Hopper's Destiny: Mouseheart, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
Jack: The True Story of Jack & the Beanstalk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
Invisible Girl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
Use Your Words, Sophie Book Poster Image
age 3+
Charming tale of language, welcoming new sibling.
By Rosemary Wells
(2015)
The Penderwicks in Spring Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)

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