Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
age 9+
 
Exciting story of misunderstood rat who becomes a hero.
By W.H. Beck
(2012)
age 9+
 
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
By Shel Silverstein
(2011)
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age 9+
 
Tender tween tale of endangered wildlife, friend's death.
By Gill Lewis
(2011)
age 9+
 
This grim collection is too scary for the youngest kids.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2009)
age 9+
 
Tearjerker about country boy and his hound dogs.
By Wilson Rawls
(2005)
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age 9+
 
In taut, unforgettable drama, nothing is simple.
By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
(1991)
age 9+
 
Insect allegory might be too slow for most kids.
By Soinbhe Lally
(2004)
age 9+
 
Gripping, first-rate storytelling.
By Jennifer Owings Dewey
(1997)
age 9+
 
A must for every horse-lover's library.
By Marguerite Henry
(1947)
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age 9+
 
This glittering work reaches across boundaries.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1997)
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age 9+
 
A series of rhythmic word-jazz poems.
By Ken Nordine
(2000)
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age 9+
 
An informational book for horse lovers of any age.
By Marguerite Henry
(1993)
age 9+
 
Some kids love gross, crude, and scary poems.
By Colin McNaughton
(1994)