Book Reviews

AGE
13
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Missing-man mystery best for sophisticated teen readers.
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By Meg Rosoff
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Engaging, suspenseful vampire spoof has real substance.
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By Justine Larbalestier, Sarah Rees Brennan
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
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By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
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By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Thriller has mature themes, but is more silly than scary.
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By Elizabeth Woods
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Twilight series offshoot has heavier doses of horror.
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By Stephenie Meyer
(2010)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
More violent and less romantic than Twilight but funnier.
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By Jason Henderson
(2010)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Classic vampire tale is sexier and darker than you remember.
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By Bram Stoker
(1969)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Does for werewolves what Twilight did for vampires.
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By Maggie Stiefvater
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Old-school horror, complete with spiders, clowns.
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By Simon Holt
(2008)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Unsettling French fable may confuse and alarm kids.
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By Jean-Claude Mourlevat
(2006)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Intriguing tale with mature themes; best for teens.
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By James VanOosting
(2005)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Stunning saga of an African-American family.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(1994)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Weak writing, but it hooks readers who like gore.
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By R. L. Stine
(1995)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
A gripping, emotionally complex page-turner.
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By Caroline B. Cooney
(1991)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Suspense and page-turning excitement for teens.
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By Caroline B. Cooney
(1996)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Fans of the first book will devour this one.
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By Caroline B. Cooney
(1993)