Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Invasion of sea dwellers fuels gripping sci-fi thriller.
By Michael Buckley
(2015)
age 4+
 
Charming sneezing panda learns how to fix mistakes.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
age 8+
 
Wrap-up of multimedia series is hasty but satisfying.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)
age 5+
 
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
age 3+
 
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
age 10+
 
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
age 10+
 
Satisfying finale full of gods, giants, and fond farewells.
By Rick Riordan
(2014)
age 3+
 
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
By Molly Idle
(2014)
age 10+
 
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
age 4+
 
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
By Deborah Underwood
(2013)
age 10+
 
Moral dilemmas abound in thrilling, imaginative sequel.
By Lisa McMann
(2014)
age 9+
 
Huge gift book of Percy-narrated Greek myths is tons of fun.
By Rick Riordan
(2014)
age 8+
 
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)
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age 5+
 
Hilarious tongue-in-cheek tale teaches acceptance.
By Aaron Reynolds
(2013)
age 4+
 
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
age 13+
 
Shadow and Bone sequel steps up love triangle.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2013)
age 4+
 
Gentle, lyrical glimpse of a boy waiting to spot a whale.
By Julie Fogliano
(2013)
age 3+
 
Sea creature facts add to the fun in this adventure.
By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
(2007)

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