Book Reviews

age 3+
 
First-sleepover anxities melt away in reassuring tale.
By Anna Dewdney
(2015)
age 3+
 
Sweet playdate story promotes friendship and free play.
By Jacky Davis
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Thought-provoking, inventive teen romance with a twist.
By David Levithan
(2015)
age 3+
 
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 8+
 
Fun sequel serves up science with a splash of philosophy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.
By Matthew Holm, Jennifer Holm
(2015)
age 4+
 
Silly, sweet princess tale is an offbeat delight.
By Kate Beaton
(2015)
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age 9+
 
A mesmerizing journey through a wonderful, magical world.
By Cassie Beasley
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting -- and creepy -- start to spin-off fantasy series.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2015)
age 13+
 
Appealing epic fantasy has intrigue, romance, action galore.
By Eleanor Herman
(2015)
age 12+
 
Complex fantasy sequel more absorbing than first book.
By S. E. Grove
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Otter rockets to the moon in fun celebration of imagination.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
age 12+
 
Poignant memoir-in-verse recalls Cuban-American's childhood.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 6+
 
Resourceful Hank faces fears in fun Halloween story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
age 8+
 
Victorian fantasy a creepy, fun read for ghost-story fans.
By Emma Trevayne
(2015)
age 10+
 
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Futuristic dystopian novel has clever characters, suspense.
By Joel Ross
(2015)
age 14+
 
Demons lurk in drawn-out, angsty fantasy.
By Rachel A. Marks
(2015)
age 9+
 
Engrossing fantasy has high-seas adventure, talking cats.
By Lynne Jonell
(2015)

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