Book Reviews

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12
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Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
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By Michael Williams
(2014)
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12
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Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
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By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
AGE
12
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Cross-cultural teen love story is heartfelt, enlightening.
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By Una LaMarche
(2014)
AGE
12
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Charming summer story encourages taking risks, finding love.
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By Morgan Matson
(2014)
AGE
12
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Teen haunted by promise to dying friend in tale of grief.
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By Ann Dee Ellis
(2014)
AGE
12
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Kyla runs for her life in exciting trilogy conclusion.
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By Teri Terry
(2014)
AGE
12
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Oddly sweet dystopian mystery marred by out-of-place action.
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By Lauren DeStefano
(2013)
AGE
12
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Clever, creepy modern fairy tale with irresistible heroes.
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By Tom McNeal
(2013)
AGE
12
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Haunting tale of a boy coming to terms with mother's cancer.
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By Patrick Ness
(2011)
AGE
12
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Rap star's moving novel about a bully redeemed.
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By 50 Cent
(2011)
AGE
12
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Wry, warm sports story will hook both boys and girls.
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By Ron Koertge
(2011)
AGE
12
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Freaky life-swap tale with fashion and flair.
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By Meg Cabot
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
A hip-hop, Romeo & Juliet-inspired love story.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Peek into Stargirl's diary in this moody sequel.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(2007)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Holes sequel delves into edgier territory.
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By Louis Sachar
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poetry helps a jock get well -- and get the girl.
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By Ron Koertge
(2004)