Book Reviews

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8
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Quirky adventure about the power of friendship and fantasy.
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By A.F. Harrold
(2015)
AGE
8
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Nate at his best, showing empathy for geeky new kid.
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By Lincoln Peirce
(2015)
AGE
8
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Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
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By Marion Jensen
(2015)
AGE
8
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Girl blasts off to alien moon in wacky, wise sci-fi sequel.
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By Adam Rex
(2015)
AGE
8
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Frail boy and huge talking dog reunite in D.C. adventure.
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By Jenny Lee
(2014)
AGE
8
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Sweet, funny, poignant tale of struggling 10-year-old.
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By Lisa Graff
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Warm story of science-lover learning to be a good friend.
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By Anna Humphrey
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Lighthearted story of sickly kid helped by huge talking dog.
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By Jenny Lee
(2013)
AGE
8
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Fast-paced girl-power confection made for superhero fans.
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By Sophie Bell
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Adaptation of sci-fi favorite a little murky visually.
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By Dallas Middaugh, Jeanne DuPrau
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
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By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
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By Mark Fearing
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun story shows that inclusion is better than exclusion.
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By Stephanie Barden
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Humor and horror mix in fun, fast-paced series installment.
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By M.T. Anderson
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Story of a friend moving is comforting and relatable.
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By Jacqueline Wilson
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Newberry sequel quietly engages with story of friendship.
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By Susan Patron
(2009)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
More spunk and "rules" from Cabot's popular series.
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By Meg Cabot
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Cabot for tweens introduces a spunky heroine.
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By Meg Cabot
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Adventure series is formulaic but satisfying.
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By Victor Appleton
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Stephen Hawking tale confuses fact and fiction.
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By Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
(2007)

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