Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
By Marissa Moss
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
age 10+
 
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
age 10+
 
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(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)
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age 10+
 
Brave misfit tames fears in inspiring, surprising novel.
By Rebecca Stead
(2012)
age 10+
 
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
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age 10+
 
A fresh look at tween obsession with being in the in crowd.
By Hillary Homzie
(2011)
age 10+
 
Going unnoticed isn't always fun.
By Neal Shusterman
(2004)
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age 10+
 
Gentle look into gender roles; age-appropriate for tweens.
By Ellen Wittlinger
(2010)
age 10+
 
Accurate and heartwarming story about tween friendship.
By Frances O'Roark Dowell
(2009)
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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+
 
Camp tale gives readers a lot to think about.
By Brock Cole
(2005)