Book Reviews

age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
age 8+
Thought-provoking sci-fi saga has riveting twists.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2016)
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)
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
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age 6+
Sweet, surprising story of friendship and courage.
By Ben Hatke
(2015)
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age 4+
Crazy-silly robot tale activates blasts of robo-mayhem.
By Adam Rubin
(2015)
age 14+
Teen hostages fight for survival in intense sci-fi tale.
By Erin Bow
(2015)
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age 8+
Fun, funny graphic novel promotes programming.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2015)
age 9+
Friends, villain clash on speeding train in gripping finale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2015)
age 3+
Funny sci-fi take on the how-to-get-your-kid-to-bed story.
By Anna Staniszewski
(2015)
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age 3+
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
age 9+
Exciting high-tech turn for the wordy series.
By Brandon Mull
(2015)
age 8+
Mild story a winner for reluctant-reader robot fans.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
age 4+
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
age 8+
Dickens perennial gets goofy "Adventure Time" treatment.
By Max Brallier
(2014)
age 12+
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)
age 10+
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
age 8+
Summer camp gets alien visitors in silly, fun adventure.
By John Kloepfer
(2014)
age 12+
Dense, complex map tale a treat for seasoned fantasy fans.
By S. E. Grove
(2014)

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