Book Reviews

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Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
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Echo Book Poster Image
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Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
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The Honest Truth Book Poster Image
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Boy with cancer runs away to climb mountain in moving tale.
By Dan Gemeinhart
(2015)
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A Long Walk to Water Book Poster Image
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Touching take on Lost Boys of Sudan, based on true story.
By Linda Sue Park
(2010)
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The Apothecary, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Cold War kids use magic to save world in brilliant novel.
By Maile Meloy
(2011)
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Chains: The Seeds of America Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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Powerful story of slavery in 1776 New York.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2008)
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Hold on tight for an intense tale of survival.
By Gary Paulsen
(1987)
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Book Poster Image
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Compelling tale of family facing racism in '30s Mississippi.
By Mildred D. Taylor
(1976)
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My Brother Sam Is Dead Book Poster Image
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Great novel about the American Revolution for older kids.
By James Lincoln Collier
(1974)
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Disturbing book on Holocaust provokes discussion.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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