All Reviews

Say Zoop! [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 2+
Joyfully noisy book sparkles with creative energy.
By Hervé Tullet
(2017)
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Surviving the Applewhites [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Lighthearted tale of eccentric family's creative homeschool.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2002)
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Applewhites at Wit's End [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Funny mayhem at creative family's unusual summer camp.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2012)
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Twerp [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant middle school novel has great humor and depth.
By Mark Goldblatt
(2013)
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The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Unusual, compelling tale sends girl, readers on grand quest.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2011)
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The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
September heads for underworld in stunning Fairyland sequel.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2012)
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The Year of Shadows [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Snarky, artistic tween girl shines in poignant ghost story.
By Claire Legrand
(2013)
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The Wide-Awake Princess, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
By E.D. Baker
(2012)
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Unlocking the Spell: A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
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The Bravest Princess: A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
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The Emerald Shore:  The Voyage of Lucy P. Simmons, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying finale to magical adventure-girl series.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2014)
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Scorpion Mountain: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 5 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting adventure pits Heron crew against cult assassins.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
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Palace of Stone: Princess Academy, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting, complex sequel a mix of politics and compassion.
By Shannon Hale
(2012)
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The Forgotten Sisters: Princess Academy, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling series conclusion spotlights value of education.
By Shannon Hale
(2015)
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The Isle of the Lost: The Descendants, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
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The Sleeper and the Spindle [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Sly combo of two fairy tales makes for literary magic.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
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An Author's Odyssey: The Land of Stories, Book 5 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Pirates, space aliens, mummies add to mishmash mayhem.
By Chris Colfer
(2016)
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The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy: Pennyroyal Academy, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Lessons, magic, gore in exciting princess-school sequel.
By M.A. Larson
(2016)
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Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life And Times of Pete Seeger [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Riveting biography of beloved folk singer, activist.
By Anita Silvey
(2016)
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Impyrium [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Epic, magical fantasy like a "Game of Thrones" for tweens.
By Henry H. Neff
(2016)
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