Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Wry humor, international drama make for fun page-turner.
By Dave Barry
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Fun, tech-savvy start to orphaned spy kids series.
By Peter Jay Black
(2014)
age 9+
 
Kids' quest for missing parents goes to Egypt in fun sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Gripping historical adventure aboard a gigantic train.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fun spy thriller puts kids in charge of saving the world.
By Tim Pratt, Andy Deemer
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Exciting adventure shows cruelty of early 1900s child labor.
By Wendy McClure
(2014)
age 9+
 
Exciting saga of magic, martial arts, bike racing continues.
By Jeff Stone
(2013)
age 9+
 
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
age 9+
 
Brave Lucy sails to Australia in even more exciting sequel.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Siblings search for artifacts, parents in fun series start.
By Chris Grabenstein, James Patterson
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Smart coming-of-age tale costumed as superhero adventure.
By John David Anderson
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Adventure tale sinks under weight of laudable goals.
By Eric DelaBarre
(2011)
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age 9+
 
Shipwrecked tweens unite in adventure by Survivor host.
By Chris Tebbetts, Jeff Probst
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Cat clans mirror human issues in popular series.
By Cherith Baldry, Kate Cary, Tui Sutherland
(2003)
age 9+
 
Exciting adventure of bike racing, kung fu, Chinese myth.
By Jeff Stone
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Epic story of a brave puffin fighting to save his homeland.
By Barry Wolverton
(2012)
age 9+
 
Exciting pirate-treasure search in classic Tintin series.
By Herge
(1943)
age 9+
 
Dramatic finish to "Secret of the Unicorn" treasure hunt.
By Herge
(1944)
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age 9+
 
Great story, characters make mouse journey instant classic.
By Richard Peck
(2011)
age 9+
 
Fantastical tale will spark kids' imagination and curiosity.
By David Almond
(2010)

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