All Reviews

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age 10+
Girl faces racism, sister's cancer in touching tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2005)
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
age 10+
Inspiring, educational immigrant story told in free verse.
By Thanhha Lai
(2011)
age 10+
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
(2012)
age 10+
Relatable, realistic story of a teen boy in a rough 'hood.
By Peter Johnson
(2012)
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age 10+
Indignities of middle school fill funny blog novel.
By Tim Carvell
(2012)
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age 10+
Excellent subtitled Iranian coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 10+
Lighthearted tale of eccentric family's creative homeschool.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2002)
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age 10+
Twins with deep bond grow apart in funny, thoughtful story.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2012)
age 10+
More end-of-times excitement with a heavy dose of humor.
By Rick Riordan
(2012)
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age 10+
Unusual Australian drama has a few moments of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
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age 10+
Brave misfit tames fears in inspiring, surprising novel.
By Rebecca Stead
(2012)
age 10+
Ambitious time-travel tale covers edgy French history, art.
By Marissa Moss
(2012)
age 10+
Squeaky-clean '70s sitcom gets blah pop-up video treatment.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2012)
age 10+
Scrapbook-style sequel tells girl's heartfelt story.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2012)
age 10+
Gripping story of three sibs fending for themselves in 1974.
By Sheila O'Connor
(2012)
age 10+
Time-travel sequel even more fantastic than first book.
By John Stephens
(2012)
age 10+
Stepsiblings' antics shun reality in mediocre comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
age 10+
Heartwarming story of overcoming grief is great family fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)

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