Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Slow-paced book about tough issues has supernatural spark.
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By Janet Taylor Lisle
(2003)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girl's story following mother's suicide.
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By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2003)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
A devastatingly powerful, intense tale of abuse and love.
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By Michelle Magorian
(1981)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Honest look at teen's grief after her dad's death.
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By Delia Ephron
(2007)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Main character is hard to like in disjointed tale.
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By Julie Gonzalez
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Scattered, quirky summer vacation drama.
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By Catherine Clark
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Cultural peek into 1970s India through a girl's eyes.
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By Mitali Perkins
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Compelling story of Southern teen surviving druggie mom.
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By Caroline B. Cooney
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
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By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
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By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Golddigger mom takes daughters along for the ride.
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By Cynthia Kadohata
(2008)