Book Reviews

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)
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age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
age 12+
 
Unbiased "biography" of gun loved by bootleggers, gangsters.
By Karen Blumenthal
(2015)
age 7+
 
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)
age 8+
 
More mummified chills and thrills, this time in London.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
age 12+
 
Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(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 4+
 
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
age 13+
 
Less mystery, more romance as Hitler consolidates power.
By Anne Blankman
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
age 10+
 
A heartwarming story of hope triumphing over pain.
By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Sensitive tale of teen's descent into mental illness.
By Neal Shusterman
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Unique counting book has simple art, playful text and story.
By Kathi Appelt
(2015)
age 8+
 
Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
age 8+
 
Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
age 8+
 
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
By Kate Schatz
(2015)

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