Book Reviews

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age 12+
 
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
age 12+
 
Wicked creepy, wicked good horror sequel.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2012)
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age 12+
 
Compelling story of Southern teen surviving druggie mom.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(2011)
age 12+
 
Gripping, fascinating story of one soon-to-be-mad scientist.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2011)
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age 12+
 
Cultural peek into 1970s India through a girl's eyes.
By Mitali Perkins
(2009)
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age 12+
 
Thrilling historical mystery blends ghosts and photography.
By Avi
(2008)
age 12+
 
Scattered, quirky summer vacation drama.
By Catherine Clark
(2008)
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age 12+
 
Main character is hard to like in disjointed tale.
By Julie Gonzalez
(2008)
age 12+
 
Honest look at teen's grief after her dad's death.
By Delia Ephron
(2007)
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age 12+
 
Slow-paced book about tough issues has supernatural spark.
By Janet Taylor Lisle
(2003)
age 12+
 
A devastatingly powerful, intense tale of abuse and love.
By Michelle Magorian
(1981)
age 12+
 
Girl's story following mother's suicide.
By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2003)