Book Reviews

AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Absorbing prequel from the evil queen's perspective.
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By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun space-pirate sequel adds complexity.
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By Jason Fry
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
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By James Riley
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
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By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
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By Cathy Camper
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
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By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
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By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
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By Andrew Smith
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Complex adventure mixes immigration issues, space travel.
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By William Alexander
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Addictive alien-invasion sequel is jaw-droppingly intense.
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By Rick Yancey
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Summer camp gets alien visitors in silly, fun adventure.
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By John Kloepfer
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Cute peas at play help kids learn colors.
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By Keith Baker
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Strong heroine, spirituality anchor gripping eco-thriller.
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By Austin Aslan
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Space mission a fun metaphor for starting kindergarten.
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By Sue Ganz-Schmitt
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Final Zita graphic novel with more peril, great role model.
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By Ben Hatke
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Multiple time lines converge in rewarding sci-fi finale.
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By Pete Hautman
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Smart sci-fi thriller explores girl's odd 5-year absence.
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By Kimberly Derting
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Intriguing sci-fi tale tackles misogyny, sexual liberation.
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By Alexandra Duncan
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Clever sci-fi thriller stresses do-it-yourself science.
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By Walter Jury, Sarah E. Fine
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Predictable but thoughtful ending to sci-fi trilogy.
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By Tony DiTerlizzi
(2014)

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