Book Reviews

The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
By Rick Riordan
(2011)
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Wonder Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving tale of facially different boy with inner beauty.
By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
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Esperanza Rising Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Historical fiction at its best in story of '30s farmworkers.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2000)
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Smile Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Delightful graphic novel follows teen girl's teeth troubles.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2010)
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Counting by 7s Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)
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The House of Hades: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Another thrilling adventure, this time in the underworld.
By Rick Riordan
(2013)
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Out of My Mind Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl with cerebral palsy conquers challenges in moving tale.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2010)
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George Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Fourth-grader George identifies as a girl in tender tale.
By Alex Gino
(2015)
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Ghost: Track, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, smart look at track star running from his past.
By Jason Reynolds
(2016)
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Entrancing fantasy spun with magic stresses power of love.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2016)
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The Burning Maze: The Trials of Apollo, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Evil Caligula reigns again in high-action Apollo sequel.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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Stargirl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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The Thief Lord Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A modern version of the shipwrecked story.
By Cornelia Funke
(2003)
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Things Not Seen Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Invisibility isn't all it's cracked up to be.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
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Eragon: The Inheritance Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
A teen wrote this engrossing fantasy story.
By Christopher Paolini
(2003)
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The Sword in the Stone Book Poster Image
age 10+
Brilliant, high-level take on Arthur's childhood.
By T. H. White
(1939)
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Are You There God? It's Me Margaret. Book Poster Image
age 10+
Classic coming-of-age story rings true decades later.
By Judy Blume
(1970)
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The Book of Three Book Poster Image
age 10+
Adolescents take to this swashbuckling adventure.
By Lloyd Alexander
(2006)
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Redwall: Redwall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting tale promotes peace in the face of war.
By Brian Jacques
(1986)
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Black Beauty Book Poster Image
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Classic horse novel has be-kind-to-animals message.
By Anna Sewell
(1887)
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