Book Reviews

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