Book Reviews

The Honest Truth Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Boy with cancer runs away to climb mountain in moving tale.
By Dan Gemeinhart
(2015)
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The Shadow Throne: The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy king fights war in imperfect but satisfying conclusion.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2014)
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My Side of the Mountain Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
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War Horse Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving story of a horse and boy has anti-war message.
By Michael Morpurgo
(2007)
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The Apothecary, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Cold War kids use magic to save world in brilliant novel.
By Maile Meloy
(2011)
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Hatchet Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Hold on tight for an intense tale of survival.
By Gary Paulsen
(1987)
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Stormbreaker: Alex Rider Adventures, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
British teen spy saves England in exciting thriller.
By Anthony Horowitz
(2005)
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Holes Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, moving tale has an edge kids love.
By Louis Sachar
(2000)
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Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
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