Book Reviews

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12
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Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
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By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
AGE
12
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Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
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By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Thriller full of glamour, intrigue may hook tweens, teens.
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By Ally Carter
(2015)
AGE
12
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Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
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By Michael Williams
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
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By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Heroic cast and terrific plot keep fantasy sequel exciting.
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By Carol Goodman
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Tragic Sabriel prequel slow to start but worth the wait.
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By Garth Nix
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Strong heroine, creative premise, but a floundering fantasy.
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By Ally Condie
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Continuing adventures in wizardry take a dark turn.
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By Jasper Fforde
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
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By Gail Carriger
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fun graphic novel about gamers makes strong political point.
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By Cory Doctorow
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Bandits and faeries mix in rollicking fantasy series debut.
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By Ben Tripp
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Taut tale mixes medieval fantasy, mutant powers, great cast.
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By Marie Lu
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Delightfully creepy 1890s mystery has some light horror.
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By William Ritter
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
A beautifully written, wildly imaginative modern fairy tale.
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By Gregory Maguire
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
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By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Sequel trades action for romance, loses some charm.
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By Jennifer McGowan
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Entertaining fantasy plagued by scattered subplots.
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By Sherry Thomas
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Conclusion of gothic series about female teen lacks oomph.
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By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teen helps other teens and herself in sweet road-trip tale.
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By Adi Alsaid
(2014)

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