Book Reviews

Ghost: Track, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Heartful, poignant, smart look at sports' life lessons.
By Jason Reynolds
(2016)
Flying, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheerleader battles aliens in breezy action comedy.
By Carrie Jones
(2016)
The Nameless City Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teens fight to save city in action-packed graphic novel.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2016)
Derek Jeter Presents Night at the Stadium Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lost boy has postgame adventure in magical baseball tale.
By Phil Bildner
(2016)
Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(2016)
Booked Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Soccer player faces divorce, bullies in fast-paced novel.
By Kwame Alexander
(2016)
Robots Go Wild! House of Robots, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Good-vs.-bad robot antics will hook reluctant readers.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2015)
First & Then Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Predictable but engaging high school romance.
By Emma Mills
(2015)
Fast Break Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring and entertaining sports story for tweens.
By Mike Lupica
(2015)
The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
The Tournament at Gorlan: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slow start to prequel series with stalwart characters.
By John Flanagan
(2015)
Lost in the Sun Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Relatable, heartfelt tale of traumatized, angry 12-year-old.
By Lisa Graff
(2015)
"Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Friends, villain clash on speeding train in gripping finale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2015)
Honor Girl Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Absorbing, bittersweet, same-sex camp romance.
By Maggie Thrash
(2015)
Middle School: Just My Rotten Luck Book Poster Image
age 9+
Rafe goes back to Hills Middle School in fun seventh book.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
Roller Girl Book Poster Image
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age 8+
With girl power galore, graphic novel is great for tweens.
By Victoria Jamieson
(2015)
Get Mooned: Joey & Johnny, the Ninjas, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Giddily fun start to ninja series has lots of fighting.
By Kevin Serwacki, Chris Pallace
(2015)
Hit & Miss Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Young Jeter inches closer to his dreams in strong sequel.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)
Evil Spy School Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
Legend: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)

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