Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Girl struggles to find home in story of grief and healing.
By Tracy Holczer
(2014)
age 12+
 
Riveting action, romance amid gladiators in Pompeii.
By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Clever sci-fi thriller stresses do-it-yourself science.
By Walter Jury, Sarah E. Fine
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
By Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki
(2014)
age 4+
 
Terrier adapts to new Paris home in charming dog tale.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2013)
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age 13+
 
A privileged life goes askew in haunting summer mystery.
By E. Lockhart
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Gripping, gory mouse adventure may be too dark for some.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2014)
age 10+
 
Moving story of Chilean girl's escape from a dictatorship.
By Marjorie Agosin
(2014)
age 13+
 
Gritty sci-fi survival tale questions reality and authority.
By Amy Plum
(2014)
age 9+
 
Boy sketch artist helps catch art thieves in zippy mystery.
By Marcia Wells
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Moving story of adopted girl's hunt for clues to her past.
By Barbara Stuber
(2014)
age 11+
 
Thrilling, brilliant witch tale is vividly violent, scary.
By J.A. White
(2014)
age 14+
 
Teen finds mystery and romance in engaging Hollywood tale.
By Nina LaCour
(2014)
age 9+
 
A girls-vs.-boys twist in magic-filled sequel.
By Soman Chainani
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Misfit moose defies expectations in funny movie-shoot tale.
By Richard T. Morris
(2014)
age 12+
 
Kyla runs for her life in exciting trilogy conclusion.
By Teri Terry
(2014)
age 12+
 
Smart mystery about blind girl searching for missing dad.
By Marcus Sedgwick
(2014)
age 14+
 
Heartbreaking but beautiful novel about a sister's grief.
By Ava Dellaira
(2014)
age 14+
 
Fast thriller turns into fairly tame adventure-romance.
By Suzanne Young
(2014)
age 14+
 
Sentimental romance perfect for teen summer beach reading.
By Huntley Fitzpatrick
(2014)

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