Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Captivating tale of soldier's boy in World War I London.
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By John Boyne
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Autistic kid detective returns in wacky Wild West tale.
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By Caroline Lawrence
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy and dog face danger, find friends in fast-paced tale.
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By Rodman Philbrick
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Historic flu epidemic seen through eyes of strong teen girl.
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By Makiia Lucier
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
First Daughter is akin to Alice Roosevelt in fun tale.
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By Rebecca Behrens
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Feisty heroine shines in award-winning historical mystery.
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By Amy Timberlake
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Solid historical fiction, great for classical music lovers.
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By Nicholas Christopher
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy joins a come-to-life clay soldier in exciting adventure.
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By Vinson Compestine, Ying Chang Compestine
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Elder's death unites community in sweet historical novel.
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By Shelia P. Moses
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Lots of history, little emotional depth in palace intrigue.
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By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Lively novel of London cholera epidemic through kid's eyes.
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By Deborah Hopkinson
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
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By Kathryn Lasky
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Emotional story of WWII teen pilot in concentration camp.
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By Elizabeth Wein
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Searing account of teen D-Day soldier is powerful, gory.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lyrical story of a rope and one family's migration north.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Susan Cooper's profound historical novel paints an unflinching portrait of everyday life in colonial America and moves readers with the grace and dignity of her prose and characters.
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By Susan Cooper
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting tale of boy glassblower in Renaissance Italy.
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By Susan Fletcher
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Moving coming-of-age story set amid creation of Pakistan.
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By Jennifer Bradbury
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Intriguing tale of magician's true powers in '20s New York.
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By Teri Brown
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Charming story of plucky plain Jane in 1880s Paris.
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By Elizabeth Ross
(2013)

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