Book Reviews

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Gripping sports story about a boy's struggle for identity.
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By Tim Green
(2014)
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Girl turns trash into treasures in hopeful underdog tale.
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By Holly Schindler
(2014)
Editors' pick
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10
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Richly imagined early Earth history can inspire kids to think about their place in the world. 
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By Isabel Greenberg
(2013)
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10
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Migrant worker girl faces big responsibility in sweet story.
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By Cynthia Kadohata
(2013)
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10
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Moving story of grieving American teen in African village.
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By Shana Burg
(2012)
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10
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Girl stands up for gay mom in slight but thoughtful story.
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By Jennifer Gennari
(2012)
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10
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Funny mayhem at creative family's unusual summer camp.
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By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2012)
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10
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Gripping story of a girl's bravery during Hurricane Katrina.
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By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2010)
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10
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Boy risks all to find his dog after Hurricane Katrina.
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By Brenda Woods
(2011)
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10
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Intense story about illegal immigration and friendship.
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By Julia Alvarez
(2009)
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10
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Exciting vampire tale sucks in reluctant readers.
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By Heather Brewer
(2007)
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10
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Teens fight polluting casino boat owner.
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By Carl Hiaasen
(2005)
AGE
10
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Teens connect over music and death. Intriguing.
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By Andrew Clements
(2006)
AGE
10
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Award-winning tale has environmental theme.
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By Carl Hiaasen
(2006)
AGE
10
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Lyrical tale of small-town teens in a '60s summer.
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By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2006)
AGE
10
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A car crash ends one life and begins another.
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By Paul Fleischman
(1998)
AGE
10
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Mesmerizing and disturbing moral allegory.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(1997)
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10
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A disturbing novel with no easy answers.
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By Virginia Walter
(1998)