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
14
QUALITY
 
Dark, violent reimagining of Oz makes Dorothy evil dictator.
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By Danielle Paige
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Lemony Snicket's satisfying mini-mysteries work as stand-alone books or as a treat for fans of his All the Wrong Questions series.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Magic, math, myths fill fast-paced, perilous series start.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Silly, fast-moving story of sleds and family secrets.
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By J. Duddy Gill
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Historic immigration station comes alive in photos, poems.
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By Russell Freedman
(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
8
QUALITY
 
Plucky heroine uncovers stolen painting in engaging mystery.
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By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
First Daughter is akin to Alice Roosevelt in fun tale.
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By Rebecca Behrens
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Easy-to-read Mind Games sequel is OK for young teens.
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By Kiersten White
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Horror-heavy sequel adds Jekyll and Hyde homage.
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By Megan Shepherd
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Hilarious sequel takes Madeline and Bunnys to England.
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By Polly Horvath
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Teen Ark stowaway tale rife with sexual tension, ape sex.
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By Donna Jo Napoli
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Feisty heroine shines in award-winning historical mystery.
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By Amy Timberlake
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Award-winning coming-of-age book teaches empathy, bravery.
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By Vince Vawter
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
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By Laurel Snyder
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gripping, creepy sequel time-travels to 1940s London.
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By Ransom Riggs
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Solid historical fiction, great for classical music lovers.
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By Nicholas Christopher
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
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By Maira Kalman
(2014)

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