Book Reviews

age 12+
 
Anthology delivers series of short, sharp shocks.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Engrossing, fast-paced sci-fi/fantasy has haunting dilemmas.
By Christine Hayes
(2015)
age 8+
 
Kinda creepy, kinda sweet ghost story for big kids, tweens.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2015)
age 10+
 
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
age 6+
 
Gorgeous picture book brings timely peace message.
By Robbie Robertson
(2015)
age 3+
 
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
age 14+
 
Haunting, beautiful tale of love, pain, and secrets.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting -- and creepy -- start to spin-off fantasy series.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2015)
age 12+
 
Complex fantasy sequel more absorbing than first book.
By S. E. Grove
(2015)
age 13+
 
Appealing epic fantasy has intrigue, romance, action galore.
By Eleanor Herman
(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 13+
 
Intense nonfiction graphic novel chronicles 2005 disaster.
By Don Brown
(2015)
age 14+
 
Demons lurk in drawn-out, angsty fantasy.
By Rachel A. Marks
(2015)
age 12+
 
Gripping Dracula family thriller gets off to slow start.
By Jessica Day George
(2015)
age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Mummified pet searches for his queen in lively tomb tale.
By Marcus Ewert
(2015)
age 12+
 
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
age 14+
 
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps one guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)

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