Book Reviews

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age 11+
 
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
age 11+
 
Touching but not maudlin story about a dying child.
By Sally Nicholls
(2008)
age 11+
 
Adults may enjoy this poetic nostalgia trip more.
By Polly Horvath
(2008)
age 11+
 
Moving story of early adolescent changes.
By Maria Padian
(2008)
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age 11+
 
Award-winner faces tough topic of animal testing.
By Ginny Rorby
(2006)
age 11+
 
Honest portrayal will appeal to kids.
By Anne Fine
(1996)
age 11+
 
A great choice for reluctant readers.
By Katherine Paterson
(1978)
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age 11+
 
This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.
By David Almond
(1998)
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age 11+
 
Teen breaks through veneer of hurt and shyness.
By Gary Paulsen
(1999)
age 11+
 
Difficult life-death questions are meant for discussion.
By Barbara Park
(1995)
age 11+
 
Moving story of grief and recovery.
By Audrey Couloumbis
(1999)