Book Reviews

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age 13+
 
Brash shapeshifting heroine soars in graphic novel fantasy.
By Noelle Stevenson
(2015)
age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
age 12+
 
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
age 13+
 
Angsty, suspenseful sequel is less socially conscious.
By Catherine Linka
(2015)
age 14+
 
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps one guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
age 8+
 
Strong finish for modern, fast-paced fairy tale-fantasy.
By Shelby Bach
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
age 4+
 
Big sis loves little sis in sweet new-sibling tale.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
age 9+
 
Strong Prairie Evers sequel focuses on Ivy.
By Ellen Airgood
(2015)
age 8+
 
Uproarious princess adventure is clever, sarcastic, zany.
By Sarah Courtauld
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Fun haunted-house romp has great heroine, sweet values.
By Jessica Lawson
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Virtual-reality thriller starts well, loses steam.
By Julia Durango
(2015)
age 9+
 
Heartfelt, hopeful meditation on grief and life.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2015)
age 13+
 
Psychic teens' saga wraps up in gritty, engaging road trip.
By Amy Plum
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
By Sharon Cameron
(2015)
age 13+
 
Comics reporter updated as teen in fun, slick mystery.
By Gwenda Bond
(2015)
age 9+
 
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)
age 9+
 
Immigrant girl braves early 1900s NYC in tale of resilience.
By Robert Sharenow
(2015)
age 10+
 
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
By Robin Stevens
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Sensitive romance digs deep into difficult relationships.
By Sarah Dessen
(2015)

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