Book Reviews

AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Mildly charming but unspectacular book.
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By Edith Baer
(1992)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Authors show that math doesn't have to be scary.
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By Jon Scieszka
(1995)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Kids will be eager to complete unfinished tales.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(1984)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
These fables are solid goofiness.
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By Jon Scieszka
(1998)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Four-line, rhymed stanzas introduce wacky notions.
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By Laura Numeroff
(2000)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Six stories about toys that come to life.
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By Naomi Lewis
(2000)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Teen breaks through veneer of hurt and shyness.
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By Gary Paulsen
(1999)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Caves, volcanoes, and other Earth delights.
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By Anne Rockwell
(1998)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
So-so historical fiction mixed with romance.
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By Ann Rinaldi
(1993)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Madcap Caldecott Honor version of classic poem.
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By Simms Taback
(1997)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A smart girl learns how to survive alone.
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By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Baby Max struggles to write -- kids will relate.
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By Rosemary Wells
(1997)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Beatrix Potter's first and one of her best.
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By Beatrix Potter
(1969)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Moody, droll humor appeals more to adults.
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By Maurice Sendak
(1979)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Simple, life-affirming book about relationships.
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By Leo Lionni
(1973)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Mexican boy migrates to U.S alone. Intense and gripping.
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By Theodore Taylor
(2003)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Appealing plot, powerful writing offset slow pace.
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By John Christopher
(1967)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.
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By David Almond
(1998)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Daisy learns a lesson when separated from mom.
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By Jane Simmons
(1998)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Pun-filled, engaging adventure.
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By Gary Clement
(1999)

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