Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
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By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Quest for half-dragons grows in characters, complexity.
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By Rachel Hartman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teen girl helps lingering spirits in chilling horror tale.
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By Paige McKenzie
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Super-relatable heroine, lots of middle-school drama.
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By Erin Entrada Kelly
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Twisty brainteaser of a fantasy is a keeper.
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By Ted Sanders
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Changelings return to Fairyland in twist to dazzling series.
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By Catherynne M. Valente
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gay teen's coming out becomes a musical in fun, campy novel.
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By David Levithan
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting high-tech turn for the wordy series.
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By Brandon Mull
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Tween girl fights foes, evil in sweet, exciting sequel.
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By Paul Durham
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Exciting kickoff to fantasy series in ancient Rome.
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By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
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By Marion Jensen
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
More palace intrigue, less war in winning sequel.
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By Marie Rutkoski
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Thrilling series conclusion spotlights value of education.
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By Shannon Hale
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Romantic fantasy has strong writing, weak heroine.
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By Melinda Salisbury
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Nonstop superhero action with diverse heroes and villains.
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By Stan Lee, Stuart Moore
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Teen transplanted to Ireland finds her way in moving tale.
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By Jessie Ann Foley
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Straightforward mummy adventure with a side of gamer fun.
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By Michael Northrop
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
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By Maureen Johnson
(2015)

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