Book Reviews

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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
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
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
QUALITY
 
Boy joins a come-to-life clay soldier in exciting adventure.
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By Vinson Compestine, Ying Chang Compestine
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Elder's death unites community in sweet historical novel.
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By Shelia P. Moses
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Strong sequel sparkles with charm, humor, and heart.
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By Tim Federle
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Middle-school comic perseveres in funny, poignant sequel.
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By Chris Grabenstein, James Patterson
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced Arthurian adventure series ends with a flourish.
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By Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced adventure of orphan siblings on quest in NYC.
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By Gregory Hughes
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Magical animal-afterlife adventures of a girl and her mouse.
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By Tone Almhiell
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Amazing adventure about siblings lost in a future Zimbabwe.
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By Nancy Farmer
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Live-wire adventure offers something new for comics fans.
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By Paul Pope
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Time-travel adventure excites but lacks solid characters.
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By Peter Lerangis
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Dark, funny tale of mean boy trying to end his nine lives.
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By John Bemelmans Marciano
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Comical road-trip novel stretches believability.
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By Jack Gantos
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Another thrilling adventure, this time in the underworld.
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By Rick Riordan
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
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By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Thrilling ghost adventure has great characters, plus gore.
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By Gareth P. Jones
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Thoughtful, funny ghost story has haunting effect.
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By Ellen Booraem
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Snarky, artistic tween girl shines in poignant ghost story.
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By Claire Legrand
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving free-verse tale of immigrant girl's new life in UK.
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By Sarah Crossan
(2013)

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