Book Reviews

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11
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Joey tries to heal his family in emotional series finale.
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By Jack Gantos
(2014)
AGE
11
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"Freaky Friday" lets girl and boy see other's point of view.
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By Megan Shull
(2014)
AGE
11
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Sweet, funny When Harry Met Sally romance for teens.
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By Elizabeth Eulberg
(2014)
AGE
11
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Moose tries to protect his dad in exciting third in series.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2013)
AGE
11
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Exploration of beauty and pageants delivers mixed message.
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By Elizabeth Eulberg
(2013)
AGE
11
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Harsh realism makes novel about bullying painful to read.
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By Eric Kahn Gale
(2012)
AGE
11
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Moving, uplifting tale of disfigured boy with inner beauty.
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By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
AGE
11
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Moose's ties to Al Capone deepen in engaging sequel.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2009)
AGE
11
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Vivacious seventh grader expresses herself in vivid poems.
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By James Howe
(2011)
AGE
11
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Honest book about friendships and finding yourself.
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By Barbara Dee
(2010)
AGE
11
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Historical fluff has teen and Napoleon as unlikely friends.
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By Staton Rabin
(2006)
AGE
11
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Great mom-daughter read about a Pakistani teen.
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By Amjed Qamar
(2008)
AGE
11
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Fun switcheroo tale is good for gender-role talk.
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By Blake Nelson
(2007)
AGE
11
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Acclaimed book with mature themes is best for older kids.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2005)
AGE
11
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A complex tale about teens, family relationships.
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By Edward Bloor
(1997)
AGE
11
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Compelling, simple story with an emotional wallop.
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By Robert Cormier
(1992)
AGE
11
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Gentle, moving coming-of-age story.
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By Kevin Henkes
(2003)
AGE
11
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Sympathetic, realistic portrait of boy with ADHD.
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By Jack Gantos
(1998)
AGE
11
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Sensitive, frank portrayal of average 7th grader.
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By Rachel Vail
(1998)
AGE
11
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Dahl autobiography focuses on nasty school days.
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By Roald Dahl
(1984)