Book Reviews

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10
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A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
AGE
10
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Puberty isn't for wimps -- tweens and up.
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By Gary Paulsen
(2006)
AGE
10
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Seventh grader documents her struggles in clever scrapbook.
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By Jennifer L. Holm
(2007)
AGE
10
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Lyrical and plotless -- for patient readers.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2007)
AGE
10
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Both hilarious and fast-paced -- a great vacation read.
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By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
(2008)
AGE
10
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Kid turns to podcasting to find her voice and dish advice.
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By Christine Hurley Deriso
(2008)
AGE
10
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Girl fights to save friend in creepy, comic horror tale.
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By Keith Graves
(2011)
AGE
10
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Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
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By Kristin Levine
(2012)
AGE
10
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Indignities of middle school fill funny blog novel.
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By Tim Carvell
(2012)
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
QUALITY
 
Offbeat imagination rules in funny, poignant graphic novel.
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By Stephan Pastis
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Middle school humor mixes with moving disability subplot.
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By Chris Grabenstein, James Patterson
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Realistic middle school issues from a girl's point of view.
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By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Middle-school comic perseveres in funny, poignant sequel.
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By Chris Grabenstein, James Patterson
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sequel to boy-detective graphic novel brings more laughs.
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By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sentimental heart beats beneath goofy humor.
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By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
AGE
10
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Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
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By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Wacky characters will win over readers.
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By Jean Ferris
(1998)