Book Reviews

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10
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Magic and humor mix with dark details for strange brew.
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By Eva Ibbotson
(2003)
AGE
10
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A dark, brilliant, and breathtaking surprise.
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By Peter Dickinson
(2003)
AGE
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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A modern version of the shipwrecked story.
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By Cornelia Funke
(2003)
AGE
10
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Wicked is the key word here, in all its senses.
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By Eoin Colfer
(2003)
AGE
10
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Spunky tween learns to accept her new, complicated family.
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By Rachel Cohn
(2003)
AGE
10
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Compelling novel of boy's 12th summer in Harlem.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2003)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Shakespearean adventure is accessible for tweens.
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By Gary Blackwood
(2004)
AGE
10
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Moderately graphic depiction of the slave trade.
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By Paula Fox
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Classic mystery with a touch of magic, dark humor.
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By Vivian Vande Velde
(2004)
AGE
10
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Matinee action/violence in a slick, fun package.
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By Eoin Colfer
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Reads like what it is: a 14-year-old's writing.
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By Flavia Bujor
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sequel is strong, but slower than its predecessor.
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By Terry Pratchett
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clumsy but exciting high fantasy.
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By Gene Del Vecchio
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Going unnoticed isn't always fun.
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By Neal Shusterman
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy king tries to give kids same rights as adults.
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By Janusz Korczak
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Horror trashmeister begins a new series -- oh joy.
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By R. L. Stine
(2005)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Girl faces racism, sister's cancer in touching tale.
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By Cynthia Kadohata
(2005)
AGE
10
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Satisfying fantasy crime drama for tweens.
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By Tamora Pierce
(2006)
AGE
10
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Camp tale gives readers a lot to think about.
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By Brock Cole
(2005)

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