Book Reviews

AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Acclaimed book with mature themes is best for older kids.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2005)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Sweeping tale of redcoats, revolutionaries, and brave boy.
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By Esther Forbes
(1987)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Thoughtful sci-fi about the price of beauty.
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By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moving, uplifting tale of disfigured boy with inner beauty.
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By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Colorful characters bring Elizabethan fair to life.
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By Karen Cushman
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Exploration of beauty and pageants delivers mixed message.
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By Elizabeth Eulberg
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
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By Nancy Farmer
(2001)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Fairy-tale creatures come to life in so-so swashbuckler.
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By Shana Mlawski
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Charming story of plucky plain Jane in 1880s Paris.
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By Elizabeth Ross
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moose's ties to Al Capone deepen in engaging sequel.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2009)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moose tries to protect his dad in exciting third in series.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Sci-fi sequel is gripping but can't top original.
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By Nancy Farmer
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Funny, violent Wild West saga of autistic kid vs. killers.
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By Caroline Lawrence
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Sweet, funny When Harry Met Sally romance for teens.
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By Elizabeth Eulberg
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Thrilling, brilliant witch tale is vividly violent, scary.
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By J.A. White
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Joey tries to heal his family in emotional series finale.
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By Jack Gantos
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Little-known disaster gets overdue, in-depth treatment.
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By Steve Sheinkin
(2014)