Book Reviews

age 9+
A girls-vs.-boys twist in magic-filled sequel.
By Soman Chainani
(2014)
age 9+
Grimm's witch returns to cook again in darkly funny tale.
By Keith McGowan
(2009)
age 9+
Girl's vivid imagination, kindness enrich all-time classic.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1998)
age 9+
Delightful, exciting adventure for girls who love fantasy.
By Jan Bozarth, Andrea Burden
(2009)
age 9+
Funny, moving, thoughtful small-town life.
By Deborah Wiles
(2007)
age 9+
Delightfully offbeat fairytale full of surprises.
By Jean Ferris
(2004)
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age 9+
Overlong, partly successful fairy-tale mash-up.
By Lyn Gardner
(2007)
age 9+
Scrooge learns compassion in granddaddy of Christmas tales.
By Charles Dickens
(2005)
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age 9+
Classic story of the power of positive thinking.
By Eleanor H. Porter
(2004)
age 9+
Girl fights to save her uncles' artistic towers.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(2004)
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age 9+
Classic story has lost none of its joy and power.
By Johanna Spyri
(1880)
age 9+
A farcical re-working of 10 familiar fairy tales.
By Jon Scieszka
(1992)
age 9+
A classic that both adults and kids love.
By Lewis Carroll
(1865)