Book Reviews

Flotsam Book Poster Image
age 4+
Underwater fantasy world revealed in magical watercolors.
By David Wiesner
A Wrinkle in Time Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
Brave New World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
And Then It's Spring Book Poster Image
age 4+
A boy's wondrous experience of seeing his seeds grow.
By Julie Fogliano
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
Life of Pi Book Poster Image
age 16+
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
Something Strange and Deadly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling fantasy mixes mystery, Victorian romance, zombies.
By Susan Dennard
Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
Green Book Poster Image
age 2+
Clever color book expands idea of green in nature, at home.
By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Virals: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting story of murder-solving heroine with superpowers.
By Kathy Reichs
Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
By Tanya Lee Stone
Lottie Paris and the Best Place Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lottie shows what's fun about the library in vibrant sequel.
By Angela Johnson
The Wainscott Weasel Book Poster Image
age 7+
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
By Tor Seidler
The House of the Scorpion Book Poster Image
age 11+
Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
By Nancy Farmer
Fragments: The Partials Sequence, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Kira tracks creators of super-soldiers in exciting sequel.
By Dan Wells
The Ability Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brilliant, thrilling story of kids training in mind control.
By M.M. Vaughan
My Side of the Mountain Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
In the Shadow of Blackbirds Book Poster Image
age 12+
Spine-tingling ghost story haunts long after reading.
By Cat Winters