Book Reviews

AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Provocative memoir blends history with legend.
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By Maxine Hong Kingston
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Emotional story of Jewish refugee children continues.
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By Annika Thor
(2011)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Four classic King tales, pretty raw stuff in places.
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By Stephen King
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
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By Rick Riordan
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Classic novel of American religion, morality, and hypocrisy.
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By Nathaniel Hawthorne
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
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By Charles Dickens
(2011)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moose's ties to Al Capone deepen in engaging sequel.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
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By Jules Verne
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Historical fiction at its best in book on '30s farmworkers.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Poetic autobiography reveals impact of racial prejudice.
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By Maya Angelou
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
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By Richard Wright
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Feisty heroine provides eye-opening look at colonial India.
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By Gloria Whelan
(2011)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Edgy tale of poor, abused woman's journey to independence.
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By Alice Walker
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Essential, epic poem of Greek gods, monsters, and heroes.
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By Homer
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Tragic teen love story stands the test of time.
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By William Shakespeare
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
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By Lorraine Hansberry
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gritty, moving tale of couple in turn-of-the century China.
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By Pearl S. Buck
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
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By Kirby Larson
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Profound novel offers brutal view of Spanish Civil War.
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By Ernest Hemingway
(2011)

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