Book Reviews

age 10+
 
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
age 10+
 
Girl struggles to find home in story of grief and healing.
By Tracy Holczer
(2014)
age 10+
 
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
age 10+
 
Moving free-verse tale of immigrant girl's new life in UK.
By Sarah Crossan
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Moving, entertaining tale of dysfunctional family's turmoil.
By Natasha Farrant
(2013)
age 10+
 
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
age 10+
 
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
By E.D. Baker
(2012)
age 10+
 
Fractured fairy tale is clever, touching, and violent.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2012)
age 10+
 
Scrapbook-style sequel tells girl's heartfelt story.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2012)
age 10+
 
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
age 10+
 
Lighthearted tale of eccentric family's creative homeschool.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2002)
age 10+
 
Quiet story of independent girl has mature themes.
By Bodil Bredsdorff
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Classic still charms despite outdated gender roles.
By Louisa May Alcott
(1868)
age 10+
 
Engrossing story of fitting in at private school.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2007)
age 10+
 
Gentle, slow-paced but sweet multigeneration saga.
By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2007)
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age 10+
 
Handmaid to queen discovers true beauty in charming fantasy.
By Gail Carson Levine
(2006)
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age 10+
 
Rumplestiltskin revealed! Why he did what he did.
By Michael Gruber
(2005)
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age 10+
 
Compelling novel of boy's 12th summer in Harlem.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2003)
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age 10+
 
Spunky tween learns to accept her new, complicated family.
By Rachel Cohn
(2003)