Book Reviews

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Fact-filled look at rights leaders' intertwined lives.
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By Nikki Grimes
(2015)
AGE
8
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True bravery, friendship in suspenseful tale for dog lovers.
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By Sarah Lean
(2015)
AGE
8
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Villains, dragons, prince meet middle school in fun romp.
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By Laurie McKay
(2015)
AGE
8
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History this lively should be required reading in school.
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By Jonah Winter
(2015)
AGE
8
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Heartbreaking, uplifting, lyrical orphan tale in free verse.
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By A. L. Sonnichsen
(2015)
AGE
8
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Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
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By James Riley
(2015)
AGE
8
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Inspirational and informative intro to an American hero.
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By Ann Turner
(2015)
AGE
8
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Zany fun, great writing in smart prankster tale with heart.
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By Mac Barnett, Jory John
(2015)
AGE
8
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Action and surprises in best series installment so far.
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By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
AGE
8
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Appealing tale of would-be witch has laughs, insights.
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By Natasha Lowe
(2015)
AGE
8
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A heartfelt intro to King's peaceful protest movement.
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By Angela Farris Watkins
(2014)
AGE
8
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Mild story a winner for reluctant-reader robot fans.
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By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
AGE
8
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Mildly entertaining tween mystery falls short in resolution.
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By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
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By Cathy Camper
(2014)
AGE
8
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Thrilling fantasy series opener makes a great read-aloud.
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By Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
(2014)
AGE
8
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Dickens perennial gets goofy "Adventure Time" treatment.
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By Max Brallier
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Shipwrecked siblings encounter more adventure on new island.
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By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2014)
AGE
8
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Family road trip goes hilariously awry in 9th installment.
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By Jeff Kinney
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Memorable heroine, lush writing weave a captivating spell.
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By Katherine Rundell
(2014)
AGE
8
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Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
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By Elise Broach
(2014)

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