Book Reviews

AGE
8
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Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
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By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
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By Kate Schatz
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
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By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
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By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
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By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
More pep talks, positivity, substance from fun YouTube star.
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By Robby Novak, Brad Montague
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun and insightful look at elementary school friend drama.
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By Julie Sternberg
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
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By Angelica Banks
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fact-filled look at rights leaders' intertwined lives.
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By Nikki Grimes
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Heartbreaking, uplifting, lyrical orphan tale in free verse.
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By A. L. Sonnichsen
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Inspirational and informative intro to an American hero.
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By Ann Turner
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thrilling fantasy series opener makes a great read-aloud.
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By Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Shipwrecked siblings encounter more adventure on new island.
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By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Memorable heroine, lush writing weave a captivating spell.
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By Katherine Rundell
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
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By Elise Broach
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Plucky heroine faces turbulent times in engaging tale.
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By Darlene Beck Jacobson
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
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By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Funny, sweet fountain-of-youth fantasy about growing wiser.
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By Jennifer L. Holm
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Girl battles scallywags, ball gowns in fast-paced sequel.
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By Caroline Carlson
(2014)

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