Book Reviews

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8
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Keeps harshness of Depression mostly at bay.
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By Gwenyth Swain
(2003)
AGE
8
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Children's biography of the famous naturalist.
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By Peter Sis
(2003)
AGE
8
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Terrific for reluctant readers, discussion groups.
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By Sharon Creech
(2004)
AGE
8
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Magical story about a boy and his grandfather.
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By Peter Dickinson
(2004)
AGE
8
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Great for kids who love books.
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By Roderick Townley
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Strange, surreal tale sure to creep kids out.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
OK, but not as good as The Great Good Thing.
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By Roderick Townley
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A grieving family finds an abandoned baby.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Minna grows up with odd friends and relatives.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Nora uses her genius to protest testing, grades.
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By Andrew Clements
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Charlie believes a raven can cure his grandfather.
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By Jean Craighead George
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A family moves from Florida to a Vermont farm.
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By Craig Crist-Evans
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Dragon tale is great for bedtime read-aloud.
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By Cornelia Funke
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Boy seeks something to remember his grandmother.
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By Kevin Henkes
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
An inspirational autobiography of an NBA All-Star.
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By Greg Brown, Vince Carter
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Upbeat story of a passionate NFL quarterback.
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By Brad Johnson
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A girl's life in turn-of-the-century Muslim Libya.
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By Joelle Stolz
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Orphaned girl seeks new family on Danish coast.
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By Bodil Bredsdorff
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Lyrical slice-of-life from rural Thailand.
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By Carolyn Marsden
(2005)

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