Book Reviews

age 12+
 
Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Invasion of sea dwellers fuels gripping sci-fi thriller.
By Michael Buckley
(2015)
age 9+
 
Immigrant girl braves early 1900s NYC in tale of resilience.
By Robert Sharenow
(2015)
age 10+
 
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
By Robin Stevens
(2015)
age 4+
 
Hudson tries to be a working dog in South-of-France romp.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2015)
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age 5+
 
Energetic sketches show the power of one boy's pen.
By Christopher Myers
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Sensitive romance digs deep into difficult relationships.
By Sarah Dessen
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
age 8+
 
Magic happens when twins touch in fun tween romp.
By Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry
(2015)
age 4+
 
So hysterical that kids will almost forget to hate nap time.
By Mo Willems
(2015)
age 3+
 
Cat plays Tooth Fairy in bid to meet her in funny romp.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Appealing heroine, vague world-building in exciting fantasy.
By Maria Dahvana Headley
(2015)
age 15+
 
Gorgeously written, mature tale of teen's self-discovery.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2015)
age 3+
 
Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 3+
 
Charming, fresh take on the father-son bond.
By Liz Climo
(2015)
age 12+
 
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
age 13+
 
Romantic beach read with kooky premise and solid messages.
By Kasie West
(2015)
age 9+
 
Wry humor, international drama make for fun page-turner.
By Dave Barry
(2015)
age 14+
 
Action-packed final showdown against killer angels.
By Susan Ee
(2015)
age 15+
 
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)

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