Book Reviews

age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
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age 14+
Mature themes explored in angsty end-of-the-world story.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2016)
age 4+
Fun, personalized tale of kid's quest to find lost name.
By David Cadji-Newby
(2015)
age 14+
Pulse-quickening space thriller is fantastic but intense.
By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
(2015)
age 9+
Highly detailed, scene-by-scene retelling of the film.
By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
age 13+
Blockbuster finale to addictive sci-fi fairy-tale series.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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age 9+
Girl beats stereotypes in powerful free-verse novel.
By Marilyn Hilton
(2015)
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age 4+
Otter rockets to the moon in fun celebration of imagination.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
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age 14+
Spaceship adventure fails to rise above its gimmick.
By Ernest Cline
(2015)
age 14+
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps one guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
age 7+
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
age 10+
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
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age 4+
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)
age 8+
Science-nerd tweens battle aliens in fast-paced, fun sequel.
By John Kloepfer
(2015)
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age 4+
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
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age 3+
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
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age 4+
Unique counting book has simple art, playful text and story.
By Kathi Appelt
(2015)
age 9+
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
age 8+
Likable kids anchor goofy secret-agent sequel.
By Jeff Miller
(2015)

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