Book Reviews

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10
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Moving 1901 adventure explores race, class, mental illness.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2014)
AGE
12
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Sequel trades action for romance, loses some charm.
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By Jennifer McGowan
(2014)
AGE
10
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Interesting story of British brothers in U.S. during WWII.
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By L.M. Elliott
(2014)
AGE
10
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Enslaved girl escapes master in riveting historical tale.
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By Margi Preus
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Unflinching story of girl who survives Katrina.
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By Julie T. Lamana
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Mysterious time-travel story for adventurous book lovers.
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By Katherine Rue
(2014)
AGE
12
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Riveting action, romance amid gladiators in Pompeii.
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By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2014)
AGE
10
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Moving story of Chilean girl's escape from a dictatorship.
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By Marjorie Agosin
(2014)
AGE
12
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Moving story of adopted girl's hunt for clues to her past.
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By Barbara Stuber
(2014)
AGE
12
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Fact, fiction entangled in lively Brontë sisters mystery.
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By Michaela MacColl
(2014)
AGE
12
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Fantasy merges with Cold War hstory in gripping spy mystery.
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By Lindsay Smith
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Captivating tale of soldier's boy in World War I London.
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By John Boyne
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Autistic kid detective returns in wacky Wild West tale.
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By Caroline Lawrence
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy and dog face danger, find friends in fast-paced tale.
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By Rodman Philbrick
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Historic flu epidemic seen through eyes of strong teen girl.
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By Makiia Lucier
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
First Daughter is akin to Alice Roosevelt in fun tale.
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By Rebecca Behrens
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Feisty heroine shines in award-winning historical mystery.
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By Amy Timberlake
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Solid historical fiction, great for classical music lovers.
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By Nicholas Christopher
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy joins a come-to-life clay soldier in exciting adventure.
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By Vinson Compestine, Ying Chang Compestine
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Elder's death unites community in sweet historical novel.
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By Shelia P. Moses
(2014)

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