Book Reviews

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Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
AGE
11
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Dark but fun 1890 murder mystery has feminist message.
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By Julie Berry
(2014)
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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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Excellent ghost-hunting series stays super scary.
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By Jonathan Stroud
(2014)
AGE
11
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Intriguing start to fantasy series best for dark-side fans.
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By Django Wexler
(2014)
AGE
11
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Touching take on Lost Boys of Sudan, based on true story.
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By Linda Sue Park
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
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This exciting young adult adventure has a strong male voice and will appeal to boys as well as girls.
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By Chuck Wendig
(2013)
AGE
11
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Delightful romp has swashbuckling action, powerful female.
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By Tony Cliff
(2013)
AGE
11
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Fairy-tale creatures come to life in so-so swashbuckler.
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By Shana Mlawski
(2013)
AGE
11
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Teen girl defends Faerie in lively graphic novel sequel.
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By Jane Yolen
(2013)
AGE
11
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Funny, violent Wild West saga of autistic kid vs. killers.
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By Caroline Lawrence
(2012)
AGE
11
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Classic battle pulls quest quartet to exciting conclusion.
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By Lois Lowry
(2012)
AGE
11
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Ambitious, edu-taining fantasy series gets a grand send-off.
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By Michael Scott
(2012)
AGE
11
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Girl fencer fights monsters in clever fantasy graphic novel.
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By Jane Yolen
(2010)
AGE
11
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Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
AGE
11
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Mythic vibe in engaging story of boy with healing powers.
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By Lois Lowry
(2014)
AGE
11
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Captivating quest tale pits gifted girl against brutal odds.
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By Lois Lowry
(1014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Sweeping tale of redcoats, revolutionaries, and brave boy.
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By Esther Forbes
(1987)