Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Wry humor, international drama make for fun page-turner.
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By Dave Barry
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
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By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
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By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Second fun adventure is creepier, less gross.
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By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Creepy school holds kids captive in dark, funny fantasy.
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By Obert Skye
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Feel the love in this cascade of whimsical wishes for kids.
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By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Multiethnic superhero saga reaches explosive conclusion.
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By Eric Dean Seaton
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Super relatable heroine, lots of middle school drama.
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By Erin Entrada Kelly
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
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By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
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By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Twisty brainteaser of a fantasy is a keeper.
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By Ted Sanders
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun text-gone-wrong tale promotes offline relationships.
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By Tommy Greenwald
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
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By Jon Agee
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting high-tech turn for the wordy series.
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By Brandon Mull
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
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By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Captivating tale of U.S. girl meeting her family in Vietnam.
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By Thanhha Lai
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Charming early stories from master of fantasy.
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By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Family rivalries get complex, but sequel still excites.
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By Dianne K. Salerni
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Mystery, adventure, laughs in imaginative series start.
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By Gordon Korman
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Diverse superhero saga ups ante with mystical villains.
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By Eric Dean Seaton
(2014)

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