Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
csm_book
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A smart girl learns how to survive alone.
csm_book
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Thoughtful sci-fi about the price of beauty.
csm_book
By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
csm_book
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
csm_book
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
csm_book
By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Third-grader's struggle to look cool gets him in trouble.
csm_book
By Sally Warner
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
csm_book
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A boy's wondrous experience of seeing his seeds grow.
csm_book
By Julie Fogliano
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Epic story of a brave puffin fighting to save his homeland.
csm_book
By Barry Wolverton
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.
csm_book
By Carl Hiaasen
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Great premise overcomes an excess of clever embellishments.
csm_book
By Lizzie K. Foley
(2012)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Lively cooking story whipped together with fun food info.
csm_book
By Tyler Florence
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
csm_book
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
csm_book
By Yann Martel
(2001)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Two tentacled best friends in four fun short stories.
csm_book
By Tao Nyeu
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
csm_book
By Jules Verne
(1996)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
csm_book
By Mort Castle, Sam Weller
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Dark retelling of Peter Pan tale focuses on Indian girl.
csm_book
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Hilarious, willful Fudge meets his match.
csm_book
By Judy Blume
(2002)

Pages