Book Reviews

The Silent Boy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A period slice-of-life book.
By Lois Lowry
(2003)
A Cool Moonlight Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lyrical tale of girl who must avoid sunlight.
By Angela Johnson
(2003)
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)
The True Story of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 9+
The ultimate dysfunctional family Christmas.
By Anne Fine
(2003)
Framed Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Eccentric and enchanting kid art caper.
By Frank Cottrell Boyce
(2006)
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)
The Folk Keeper Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lyrical and exciting novel with strong heroine.
By Franny Billingsley
(2003)
Wizard's Holiday Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Leisurely, humorous installment in series.
By Diane Duane
(2004)
The Shakespeare Stealer Book Poster Image
age 9+
A fresh look at Shakespeare for young readers.
By Gary Blackwood
(1998)
Locomotion Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy's writings are lyrical, yet seamless and real.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2004)
Moon of Two Dark Horses Book Poster Image
age 9+
Haunting tale set during the Revolutionary War.
By Sally M. Keehn
(2004)
Inkheart Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lengthy but rich fantasy great for book-loving tweens.
By Cornelia Funke
(2004)
A Face First Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A realistic look at the life of a burn victim.
By Priscilla Cummings
(2004)
God Went to Beauty School Book Poster Image
age 9+
Poems about God experiencing life as a human.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2004)
The Fire-Eaters Book Poster Image
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age 9+
The beautiful and the bizarre coexist here.
By David Almond
(2004)
Feather Boy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Poignant search for the truth about a boy's death.
By Nicky Singer
(2004)
Beyond the Deepwoods: The Edge Chronicles #1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Weird creatures and nonstop action.
By Paul Stewart
(2004)
Angela and Diabola Book Poster Image
age 9+
The humor is as wicked as the evil twin.
By Lynne Reid Banks
(2004)

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