Book Reviews

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age 8+
 
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
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age 8+
 
Ear-to-ear-grinningly delightful school story.
By Andrew Clements
(2007)
age 8+
 
Page-turner full of kind, thoughtful characters.
By Andrew Clements
(2006)
age 8+
 
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Terrific for reluctant readers, discussion groups.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
age 8+
 
Realistic story of girl coping with sick cat, dad's death.
By Joanne Rocklin
(2012)
age 8+
 
Fast-paced adventure with friends, zombies, and magic.
By Patrik Henry Bass
(2014)
age 8+
 
Magic happens when twins touch in fun tween romp.
By Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Nora uses her genius to protest testing, grades.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
age 8+
 
Funny, sweet fountain-of-youth fantasy about growing wiser.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2014)
age 8+
 
Third in fun, lighthearted series for reluctant readers.
By Lauren Child
(2008)
age 8+
 
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Inspiring story of sixth grader solving her bully problem.
By Andrew Clements
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Insightful look at school bullying sometimes hard to follow.
By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2013)