Book Reviews

Flying Solo Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, real, and powerfully moving.
By Ralph Fletcher
(1998)
The School Story Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Enchanting tale will leave readers grinning.
By Andrew Clements
(2001)
The Slippery Slope: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 10 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Witty story, exciting adventure keeps kids reading.
By Lemony Snicket
(2003)
Sahara Special Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
Angela and Diabola Book Poster Image
age 9+
The humor is as wicked as the evil twin.
By Lynne Reid Banks
(2004)
The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, fascinating, and exquisite historical tale.
By Richard Peck
(2004)
Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day Book Poster Image
age 9+
Molly takes her eccentric grandma to high school.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)
A Long Way from Chicago: a Novel in Stories Book Poster Image
age 9+
A hilarious look at summer in the country.
By Richard Peck
(1998)
How to Eat Fried Worms Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids are sure to devour this gross-out book.
By Thomas Rockwell
(2006)
Loser Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A moving, funny, lyrical tale with big appeal.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
The Landry News Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Rich with understanding of students and teachers.
By Andrew Clements
(1999)
The Amazing Frecktacle Book Poster Image
age 9+
Silly story doesn't tax children's intellect.
By Ross Venokur
(1998)
Frindle Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
By Andrew Clements
(1996)
Jacob Two-Two and the Dinosaur Book Poster Image
age 9+
Dino-mite satire is a quick, funny tween read.
By Mordecai Richler
(2004)
The End: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13 Book Poster Image
age 9+
The misery ends at last -- or does it?
By Lemony Snicket
(2006)
Harriet the Spy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Great young sleuth helps kids be true to themselves.
By Louise Fitzhugh
(1964)
Here Lies the Librarian Book Poster Image
age 9+
An enjoyable read rooted in historical realities.
By Richard Peck
(2006)
Lawn Boy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Perfect summer reading for reluctant readers.
By Gary Paulsen
(2007)
All of the Above Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids build a big tetrahedron, lasting friendships.
By Shelley Pearsall
(2006)
Nasty Book Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wicked, wildly funny stories with gross-out humor.
By Barry Yourgrau
(2007)

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