Book Reviews

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age 11+
 
Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
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age 11+
 
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
age 11+
 
Dark but fun 1890 murder mystery has feminist message.
By Julie Berry
(2014)
age 11+
 
Girl time-travels to save dad in thought-provoking story.
By Marisa de los Santos, David Teague
(2014)
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age 11+
 
Hunger Games, Potter fans will enjoy exciting fantasy.
By David Baldacci
(2014)
age 11+
 
Thrilling, brilliant witch tale is vividly violent, scary.
By J.A. White
(2014)
age 11+
 
Fairy-tale creatures come to life in so-so swashbuckler.
By Shana Mlawski
(2013)
age 11+
 
Teen girl defends Faerie in lively graphic novel sequel.
By Jane Yolen
(2013)
age 11+
 
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2012)
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age 11+
 
Girl fencer fights monsters in clever fantasy graphic novel.
By Jane Yolen
(2010)
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age 11+
 
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
age 11+
 
Mythic vibe in engaging story of boy with healing powers.
By Lois Lowry
(2014)
age 11+
 
Captivating quest tale pits gifted girl against brutal odds.
By Lois Lowry
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