Book Reviews

AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Virtual-reality thriller starts well, loses steam.
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By Julia Durango
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Rafe goes back to Hills Middle School in fun seventh book.
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By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
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By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Comics reporter updated as teen in fun, slick mystery.
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By Gwenda Bond
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Giddily fun start to ninja series has lots of fighting.
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By Kevin Serwacki, Chris Pallace
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Young Jeter inches closer to his dreams in strong sequel.
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By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
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By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Dark fantasy has chills, thrills, fresh take on superhero.
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By Jacob Grey
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Inner-city middle school tale is funny and compassionate.
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By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
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By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Lunar military adventure has strong teen girl at center.
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By Karen Bao
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Multiethnic superhero saga reaches explosive conclusion.
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By Eric Dean Seaton
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
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By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
New setting, twists add intrigue to violent superhero saga.
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By Brandon Sanderson
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
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By Marion Jensen
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Nonstop superhero action with diverse heroes and villains.
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By Stan Lee, Stuart Moore
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Vibrant art, gentle story of Nana and a boy's magical cape.
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By Lauren Castillo
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Diverse superhero saga ups ante with mystical villains.
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By Eric Dean Seaton
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun tale of Jeter in Little League mixes action, messages.
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By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
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By James Riley
(2015)

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