Book Reviews

Saving Winslow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle, moving story about loving bravely despite risk.
By Sharon Creech
(2018)
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Two Dark Reigns: Three Dark Crowns, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Characters lack drive in third volume of triplet queen tale.
By Kendare Blake
(2018)
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Click, Clack, Quack to School! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals let loose at recess in fun school-visit tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2018)
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Riding Lessons: Ellen & Ned, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kind, horsey story spotlights adoption and empathy.
By Jane Smiley
(2018)
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The Burning Maze: The Trials of Apollo, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Evil Caligula reigns again in high-action Apollo sequel.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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The Penderwicks at Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, funny series finale comes full circle.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2018)
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Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President Book Poster Image
age 4+
Bunny hops along with Mike Pence in patriotic picture book.
By Charlotte Pence
(2018)
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El Chupacabras Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Entertaining bilingual book plays with legend and language.
By Adam Rubin
(2018)
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Old MacDonald Had a Boat Book Poster Image
age 3+
New spin on old song when Old MacDonald retools his boat.
By Steve Goetz
(2018)
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The Book of Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Boy seeks relics in fun, mystical Middle Ages fantasy.
By Catherine Gilbert Murdock
(2018)
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Click, Clack, Moo I Love You Book Poster Image
age 4+
Joyous, inclusive tale of Valentine's Day on the farm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2017)
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Into the Bright Unknown: Gold Seer Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting series finale in lawless 1850 San Francisco.
By Rae Carson
(2017)
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A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White Book Poster Image
age 5+
Gentle bio of "Charlotte's Web" author is full of charm.
By Barbara Herkert
(2017)
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Jingle Bells Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Pretty art, wordless ride are fun backdrop to famous carol.
By Susan Jeffers
(2017)
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All the Wind in the World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping romance, touch of magic in futuristic wasteland.
By Samantha Mabry
(2017)
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The War I Finally Won Book Poster Image
age 9+
Ada shows courage in riveting English wartime sequel.
By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2017)
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One Dark Throne: Three Dark Crowns, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sexier, bloodier sequel full of unexpected twists.
By Kendare Blake
(2017)
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Cavern of Secrets: Wing & Claw, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Well-paced animal-rescue sequel with admirable hero.
By Linda Sue Park
(2017)
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The Battle of Hackham Heath: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More excitement and battle violence as series hits stride.
By John Flanagan
(2016)
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Christmas in the Barn Book Poster Image
age 4+
Evocative new art enlivens poetic telling of Nativity story.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2016)
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