Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Boy's writings are lyrical, yet seamless and real.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy king tries to give kids same rights as adults.
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By Janusz Korczak
(2004)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Complex, intense story is OK for mature teens.
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By Meg Rosoff
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny, moving, thoughtful small-town life.
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By Deborah Wiles
(2008)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
A kind of "Dangerous Liaisons" for teenagers.
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By Robert Cormier
(2003)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic story of the power of positive thinking.
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By Eleanor H. Porter
(2004)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Story of memory, danger, suspense, and trauma.
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By Robert Cormier
(2004)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Brilliant but mature classic explores racism, gender, power.
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By Toni Morrison
(2005)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Offbeat, gritty story with heart. OK for older tweens.
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By Sue Stauffacher
(2005)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
One of the greatest novels of the 20th century.
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By J. D. Salinger
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
The granddaddy of Christmas stories.
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By Charles Dickens
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous holiday treasure for school-age kids.
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By Dylan Thomas
(2005)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
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By Harper Lee
(2004)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Funny, gritty, and powerful novel of growing up on the rez.
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By Sherman Alexie
(2007)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A rare treat for young book lovers.
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By Lewis Buzbee
(2009)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gorgeously moving story about autistic teen.
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By Francisco X. Stork
(2009)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Powerful, heartbreaking tale of young soldiers in Iraq.
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By Patricia McCormick
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy risks all to find his dog after Hurricane Katrina.
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By Brenda Woods
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Girl's vivid imagination, kindness enrich all-time classic.
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By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
American classic captures romance, debauchery of Jazz Age.
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By F. Scott Fitzgerald
(2011)

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