Book Reviews

age 12+
 
Teen haunted by promise to dying friend in tale of grief.
By Ann Dee Ellis
(2014)
age 12+
 
Kyla runs for her life in exciting trilogy conclusion.
By Teri Terry
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Fantasy merges with Cold War hstory in gripping spy mystery.
By Lindsay Smith
(2014)
age 10+
 
Captivating tale of soldier's boy in World War I London.
By John Boyne
(2014)
age 9+
 
Sci-fi/spy adventure delivers a fast-paced, if silly, plot.
By Joe Schreiber
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fun, clever mini-mysteries let readers play detective.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Soaring, poignant, poetic story hits all the right spots.
By Kwame Alexander
(2014)
age 10+
 
Screenwriting Sean gets tangled in a lie in smart sequel.
By Jeff Baron
(2014)
age 8+
 
Silly, fast-moving story of sleds and family secrets.
By J. Duddy Gill
(2014)
age 14+
 
Intriguing fantasy mixes modern-world dragons and politics.
By E. K. Johnston
(2014)
age 10+
 
Funny, affecting memoir of growing up crazy for comics.
By Jimmy Gownley
(2014)
age 7+
 
Open-ended mystery gets kids thinking about the unexplained.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
age 6+
 
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
age 9+
 
Satisfying end to highly original, whimsical fantasy.
By Colin Meloy
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
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age 7+
 
Ode to America's pastime hits it out of the park.
By Louise Borden
(2014)
age 8+
 
Kids try to find town's lost magic in beguiling tale.
By Natalie Lloyd
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Intense wilderness-survival tale warns of chimpanzee peril.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Fast-paced tale of family in hiding is gripping, violent.
By Lamar Giles
(2014)

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