Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Witty story, exciting adventure keeps kids reading.
By Lemony Snicket
(2003)
age 9+
 
Funny, fascinating, and exquisite historical tale.
By Richard Peck
(2004)
age 9+
 
Molly takes her eccentric grandma to high school.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)
age 9+
 
A hilarious look at summer in the country.
By Richard Peck
(1998)
age 9+
 
Kids are sure to devour this gross-out book.
By Thomas Rockwell
(2006)
age 9+
 
Silly story doesn't tax children's intellect.
By Ross Venokur
(1998)
age 9+
 
Dino-mite satire is a quick, funny tween read.
By Mordecai Richler
(2004)
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age 9+
 
Great young sleuth helps kids be true to themselves.
By Louise Fitzhugh
(1964)
age 9+
 
An enjoyable read rooted in historical realities.
By Richard Peck
(2006)
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age 9+
 
Perfect summer reading for reluctant readers.
By Gary Paulsen
(2007)
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age 9+
 
Wicked, wildly funny stories with gross-out humor.
By Barry Yourgrau
(2007)
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age 9+
 
Sequel to The Neddiad offers more goofy humor.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2009)
age 9+
 
Sweet, funny summer vacation tale in 4th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2009)
age 9+
 
Meet a crabby 90-year-old heroine kids will love.
By Richard Peck
(2009)
age 9+
 
Milder than Wimpy Kid, and a sure hit with boys.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
age 9+
 
Greg faces puberty's horrors in funny 5th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2010)
age 9+
 
Will appeal to Wimpy Kid fans and reluctant readers.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2011)
age 9+
 
Irreverent look at school life explores complex feelings.
By Chris Tebbetts, James Patterson
(2011)
age 9+
 
Real middle school issues mix with lots of humor.
By Chris Tebbetts, James Patterson
(2012)
age 9+
 
Wisecracking narrator hogs spotlight in funny twins tale.
By Ellis Weiner
(2012)

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