Book Reviews

The Adventures of Captain Underpants: An Epic Novel: Captain Underpants, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Gross bathroom humor book may appeal to reluctant readers.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby Book Poster Image
age 7+
Superhero comic novel full of slapstick and bathroom humor.
By Dav Pilkey
(2002)
The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man Book Poster Image
age 4+
Exciting look at the fun (and fatigue) of being a superhero.
By Michael Chabon
(2011)
The Power of Six: Lorien Legacies, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sci-fi teen alien series stays exciting with more battles.
By Pittacus Lore
(2011)
Batman: Earth One Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gritty, hyper-violent graphic novel about Batman's origin.
By Geoff Johns
(2012)
Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers: Captain Underpants, Book 9 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, clever time-travel plot mixes with usual potty jokes.
By Dav Pilkey
(2012)
Keeper of the Lost Cities Book Poster Image
age 9+
Super-imaginative adventures of girl whisked to elf world.
By Shannon Messenger
(2012)
Ladybug Girl at the Beach Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun adventure lets Lulu face fears at her own pace.
By Jacky Davis
(2010)
Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun sequel shows compromise beats conflict at playground.
By Jacky Davis
(2009)
The Cloak Society, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Supervillain-in-training tale a good fit for superhero fans.
By Jeramey Kraatz
(2012)
Joshua Dread Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hilarious saga of middle-schooler with supervillain parents.
By Lee Bacon
(2012)
Seven Wonders Book 1: The Colossus Rises Book Poster Image
age 10+
Super-teens clash with ancient history in OK series start.
By Peter Lerangis
(2013)
Unlucky Charms: The Cold Cereal Saga, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
More magic and mayhem as comic Cold Cereal epic continues.
By Adam Rex
(2013)
Mind Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Psychological thriller is like X-Men meets La Femme Nikita.
By Kiersten White
(2013)
Unremembered Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen amnesiac a little too perfect in sci-fi adventure.
By Jessica Brody
(2013)
The Ultra Violets Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced girl-power confection made for superhero fans.
By Sophie Bell
(2013)
The 13-Story Treehouse: The Treehouse Books, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Madcap mayhem perfect for Big Nate fans.
By Andy Griffiths
(2013)
The Twelve-Fingered Boy Book Poster Image
age 15+
Exciting, creepy horror adventure tweaks superheroics.
By John Hornor Jacobs
(2013)
Transparent Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Invisible girl flees mob dad in inventive fantasy thriller.
By Natalie Whipple
(2013)
Hero Mom Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Simple book has positive message for kids of military moms.
By Melinda Hardin
(2013)

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