Book Reviews

AGE
12
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Compelling story of Southern teen surviving druggie mom.
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By Caroline B. Cooney
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Cultural peek into 1970s India through a girl's eyes.
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By Mitali Perkins
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Scattered, quirky summer vacation drama.
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By Catherine Clark
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Main character is hard to like in disjointed tale.
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By Julie Gonzalez
(2008)
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
 
Fast Food Nation for kids is quite meaty.
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By Charles Wilson, Eric Schlosser
(2006)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Warm drawings and text make this a must-have book.
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By Norton Juster
(2006)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Sentimental bunny tale tugs on the heartstrings.
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By Sam McBratney
(1996)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Peek in the zoo good for preschoolers.
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By Tana Hoban
(1985)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Slow-paced book about tough issues has supernatural spark.
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By Janet Taylor Lisle
(2003)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Good book for the end of a hectic day.
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By Eileen Spinelli
(1998)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Young listeners may drift off to lullaby.
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By Mem Fox
(1993)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
A devastatingly powerful, intense tale of abuse and love.
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By Michelle Magorian
(1981)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Ideal for stimulating imaginations.
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By Margaret Miller
(1990)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Young bear bids farewell to the old home.
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By Frank Asch
(1986)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Adults might get squeamish, but kids will love it.
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By Taro Gomi
(1993)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Text and pictures work together perfectly.
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By Jules Feiffer
(1998)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girl's story following mother's suicide.
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By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2003)