Book Reviews

AGE
9
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Classic science fiction with timeless appeal.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1976)
AGE
9
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Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
AGE
9
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A simple, clear look at the slippery slope to war.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Creepy creature tale will keep kids interested.
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By William Sleator
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A forbidden child hides from Population Police.
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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Mopey in the first half, exciting in the second.
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By Terry Pratchett
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Alien invasion is comical and fun, but too long.
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By Adam Rex
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Time-travel series start is suspenseful.
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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Series finale goes back to adventure.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun characters pepper save-the-world-from-aliens adventure.
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By Mark Teague
(2009)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting story of murder-solving heroine with superpowers.
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By Kathy Reichs
(2010)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Gripping multimedia time-travel adventure series debut.
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By James Dashner
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sensitive adaptation of classic sci-fi adventure.
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By Hope Larson, Madeleine L'Engle
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Space-pirate sibling series ideal for Star Wars-crazed kids.
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By Jason Fry
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sci-fi/spy adventure delivers a fast-paced, if silly, plot.
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By Joe Schreiber
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun space-pirate sequel adds complexity.
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By Jason Fry
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Diverse superhero saga ups ante with mystical villains.
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By Eric Dean Seaton
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
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By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Multiethnic superhero saga reaches explosive conclusion.
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By Eric Dean Seaton
(2015)