Book Reviews

age 10+
Migrant worker girl faces big responsibility in sweet story.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2013)
age 10+
Middle school humor mixes with moving disability subplot.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2012)
age 10+
Popular series continues with fight to save the environment.
By John Grisham
(2013)
age 10+
Realistic middle school issues from a girl's point of view.
By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2013)
age 10+
Friendship and family in Paris in exciting, creepy sequel.
By Anne Nesbet
(2013)
age 10+
Gross-out humor and adventure in lively Deadweather sequel.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2013)
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age 10+
Tween tale is both creepy and sweetly poignant.
By Holly Black
(2013)
age 10+
Time-travel sequel is intense, suspenseful, and exciting.
By Marissa Moss
(2013)
age 10+
Sequel hits stride in weird, appealing Wild West tale.
By Caroline Lawrence
(2013)
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age 10+
Compelling adventure as two boys cope with loss, loneliness.
By Clare Vanderpool
(2013)
age 10+
Offbeat imagination rules in funny, poignant graphic novel.
By Stephan Pastis
(2013)
age 10+
Frenetically paced, complex monster fantasy.
By E. J. Patten
(2013)
age 10+
Monster-hunter series too complex for younger fantasy fans.
By E. J. Patten
(2011)
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age 10+
Touching story of resourceful girl solving a family mystery.
By Blue Balliett
(2013)
age 10+
Smart story of a kid pitching a movie idea to Hollywood.
By Jeff Baron
(2013)
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age 10+
Moving story of smart disabled girl overcoming challenges.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2010)
age 10+
Terrific tale of misfit taking bold step to remake his life.
By Tim Federle
(2013)
age 10+
Satisfying finale to long but inventive fantasy series.
By Brandon Mull
(2013)
age 10+
Tory and friends fight serial killer in thrilling sequel.
By Kathy Reichs, Brendan Reichs
(2013)
age 10+
Young king faces pirates, thieves in swashbuckling sequel.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2013)

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