Middle school humor mixes with moving subplot.
Exploration of beauty and pagents delivers mixed message.
Teen girl defends Faerie in lively graphic novel sequel.
Colorful characters bring Elizabethan fair to life.
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
Real middle school issues mix with lots of humor.
Ambitious, edu-taining fantasy series gets a grand send-off.
Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
Moving, uplifting tale of deformed boy with inner beauty.
Hip, fun, and balanced look at the famous female pharaoh.
Cold War kids use magic to save world in brilliant novel.
Irreverent look at school life explores complex feelings.
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
Vivacious seventh grader expresses herself in vivid poems.
Series starter about teen lawyer teaches Courtroom 101.
Penultimate in edu-taining fantasy series harder to love.
Girl fencer fights monsters in clever fantasy graphic novel.
Popular fantasy series has lots of plots to keep track of.
This story explores the journey -- both physical and emotional -- made by three girls to visit their long-lost mother.