Book Reviews

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11
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Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
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11
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Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
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By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
AGE
11
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Little-known disaster gets overdue, in-depth treatment.
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By Steve Sheinkin
(2014)
AGE
11
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Girl time-travels to save dad in thought-provoking story.
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By Marisa de los Santos, David Teague
(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)
AGE
11
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Moving memoir of boy Holocaust survivor on Schindler's list.
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By Elisabeth B. Leyson, Leon Leyson, Marilyn J. Harran
(2013)
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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Charming story of plucky plain Jane in 1880s Paris.
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By Elizabeth Ross
(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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Funny, violent Wild West saga of autistic kid vs. killers.
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By Caroline Lawrence
(2012)
AGE
11
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Colorful characters bring Elizabethan fair to life.
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By Karen Cushman
(2012)
AGE
11
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Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
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By Laura Amy Schlitz
(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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A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
AGE
11
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Acclaimed book with mature themes is best for older kids.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2005)
AGE
11
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Sweeping tale of redcoats, revolutionaries, and brave boy.
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By Esther Forbes
(1987)