Book Reviews

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10
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Sentimental heart beats beneath goofy humor.
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By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
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10
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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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10
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Sequel to boy-detective graphic novel brings more laughs.
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By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
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10
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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)
AGE
10
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Middle-school comic perseveres in funny, poignant sequel.
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By Chris Grabenstein, James Patterson
(2013)
AGE
10
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Migrant worker girl faces big responsibility in sweet story.
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By Cynthia Kadohata
(2013)
AGE
10
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Middle school humor mixes with moving disability subplot.
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By Chris Grabenstein, James Patterson
(2012)
AGE
10
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Realistic middle school issues from a girl's point of view.
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By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2013)
AGE
10
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Offbeat imagination rules in funny, poignant graphic novel.
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By Stephan Pastis
(2013)
AGE
10
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Smart story of a kid pitching a movie idea to Hollywood.
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By Jeff Baron
(2013)
AGE
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)
AGE
10
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Funny mayhem at creative family's unusual summer camp.
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By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Indignities of middle school fill funny blog novel.
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By Tim Carvell
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Girl fights to save friend in creepy, comic horror tale.
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By Keith Graves
(2011)
AGE
10
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Gripping story of a girl's bravery during Hurricane Katrina.
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By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2010)
AGE
10
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Boy risks all to find his dog after Hurricane Katrina.
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By Brenda Woods
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Intense story about illegal immigration and friendship.
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By Julia Alvarez
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Both hilarious and fast-paced -- a great vacation read.
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By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
(2008)

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