Kids Read Picks, Vol. 8

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews and recommendations from kids in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or in stores: kids who attend Kids Read Book Club on Tuesdays at 4:00 at the Central Library have access to books before they are officially published.

Rating System:

5: Hard to imagine a better book

4: Better than most

3: Readable

2: Needs work

1: How did it ever get published?


Poliquin, Rachel. The Superpower Field Guide: Beavers.

“This book exaggerates WAY too much ! Do not waste your money or time reading or buying this book!!! A little kid could have cried after reading the rude comments!!!”

Rating: 1

-Ella, Grade 4


Alyson Gerber. Focused.

To be published in March, 2019

“It’s a really good book.It includes a lot of drama and the details in it.I love how it includes school and after school.Also the characters and how it involves with chess.”

Rating: 5

– Alivia, Grade 3


Lisa Papademetriou. The Dreamway.

“It was crazy.So what happened was Stella’s brother got attacked by a creature then he acts different he seems meaner, then a talking mouse shows up and guides Stella through the Dreamway.”

Rating: 4

-Rin, Grade 3



Dave Roman. Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry.

“Vary mind blowing”

Rating: 5

-Patrick, Grade 5

Cynthia Lord. Because of the Rabbit.

To be published in March, 2019

“A girl finds a rabbit and she is starting school”

Rating: 5

-Josephine, Grade 4







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