Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting -- and creepy -- start to spin-off fantasy series.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Otter rockets to the moon in fun celebration of imagination.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
age 5+
 
Girl brings alligator for show-and-tell in funny romp.
By Elise Parsley
(2015)
age 4+
 
Beautiful, joyful peek at family in the wild.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 4+
 
Warm book guides preschoolers through kindergarten nerves.
By Marc Brown
(2015)
age 2+
 
Kid animals speak for themselves in cute, dad-centric book.
By Jimmy Fallon
(2015)
age 4+
 
Touching love story of male penguins teaches acceptance.
By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
age 14+
 
Mature, gory, riveting story of warring witches.
By Sally Green
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
age 3+
 
Funny, vividly illustrated book celebrates undie style.
By Tatsuya Kameyama, Atsuko Nakagawa
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Dark fantasy has chills, thrills, fresh take on superhero.
By Jacob Grey
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Two words tell whole story in fun take on joy of reading.
By Jeff Mack
(2015)
age 8+
 
Wrap-up of multimedia series is hasty but satisfying.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
age 3+
 
Bunny sees victory in finding eggs herself in sweet tale.
By Michael B. Kaplan
(2015)
age 4+
 
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
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age 3+
 
A bear cub learns about seasons in artful, charming story.
By Carin Berger
(2015)

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