Book Reviews

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11
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Second, stronger installment focuses on characters.
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By Lauren DeStefano
(2015)
AGE
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
QUALITY
 
Great mom-daughter read about a Pakistani teen.
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By Amjed Qamar
(2008)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Standard clique book with same mean-girl behavior.
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By Melissa de la Cruz
(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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Honest story about first crushes -- tweens and up.
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By Wendelin Van Draanen
(2006)
AGE
11
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Duff finds trouble while driving cross country.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2005)
AGE
11
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Offbeat, gritty story with heart. OK for older tweens.
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By Sue Stauffacher
(2005)
AGE
11
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Gripping tale handles abuse with a delicate hand.
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By Susan Shaw
(2005)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Acclaimed book with mature themes is best for older kids.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2005)

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