Book Reviews

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age 10+
 
The granddaddy of kids' adventures -- a classic.
By Robert Louis Stevenson
(1883)
age 10+
 
Swords, explosions, life lessons as comic pirate tale ends.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Moving story of a horse and boy has anti-war message.
By Michael Morpurgo
(2007)
age 10+
 
Fun underdog tale starts high-seas series.
By John Flanagan
(2011)
age 10+
 
Never a dull moment in pirate adventure with comic mayhem.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2012)
age 10+
 
Teen shipmates take on pirates in high-seas series sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2012)
age 10+
 
Teen sailors chase cruel pirate captain in exciting sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2012)
age 10+
 
Brave heroine faces danger with help of magic and friends.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2012)
age 10+
 
Gripping adventure of intrepid siblings in steampunk world.
By S.S. Taylor
(2012)
age 10+
 
Young king faces pirates, thieves in swashbuckling sequel.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2013)
age 10+
 
Gross-out humor and adventure in lively Deadweather sequel.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2013)
age 10+
 
King Arthur meets gamers in action-packed series start.
By Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2012)
age 10+
 
Series continues with more action, adventures, and battles.
By Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2013)
age 10+
 
Comical road-trip novel stretches believability.
By Jack Gantos
(2013)
age 10+
 
Fast-paced adventure of orphan siblings on quest in NYC.
By Gregory Hughes
(2013)
age 10+
 
Boy king fights war in imperfect but satisfying conclusion.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Gripping, gory mouse adventure may be too dark for some.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2014)
age 10+
 
Action-adventure read for gamers with a Jurassic twist.
By Steve Cole
(2009)
age 10+
 
Crew fights slavers and pirates in solid seafaring sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
age 10+
 
Imaginative retelling puts feisty girl at center of classic.
By Jessica Lawson
(2014)

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