Book Reviews

AGE
10
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Inner-city middle school tale is funny and compassionate.
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By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
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By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Tough tween girl fights to save family in bleak future.
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By Michael Perry
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Girl struggles to find home in story of grief and healing.
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By Tracy Holczer
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Thoughtful coming-of-age fantasy great for reading together.
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By Aaron Starmer
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Strong sequel sparkles with charm, humor, and heart.
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By Tim Federle
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving free-verse tale of immigrant girl's new life in UK.
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By Sarah Crossan
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
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By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving, entertaining tale of dysfunctional family's turmoil.
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By Natasha Farrant
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Tough but warmhearted story of boy who misses dad at war.
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By David Fleming
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Poignant middle school novel has great humor and depth.
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By Mark Goldblatt
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving story of smart disabled girl overcoming challenges.
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By Sharon M. Draper
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Terrific tale of misfit taking bold step to remake his life.
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By Tim Federle
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sharp, funny graphic novel captures chaos of theater.
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By Raina Telgemeier
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Gripping story of three sibs fending for themselves in 1974.
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By Sheila O'Connor
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Scrapbook-style sequel tells girl's heartfelt story.
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By Jennifer L. Holm
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Twins with deep bond grow apart in funny, thoughtful story.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Funny, emotional novel explores generations of family ties.
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By Roddy Doyle
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Captivating story of resilient girls has some dark moments.
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By Sara Pennypacker
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Relatable, realistic story of a teen boy in a rough 'hood.
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By Peter Johnson
(2012)

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