Book Reviews

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age 9+
Powerful shipwreck story has anti-racism message..
By Theodore Taylor
(1987)
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age 7+
Lighthearted, satisfying survival story.
By Wendy Orr
(2001)
age 9+
Attention to detail makes adventure satisfying.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(1977)
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age 4+
A tale of hope to treasure.
By Sarah Stewart
(1997)
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age 11+
Hold on tight for an intense tale of survival.
By Gary Paulsen
(1987)
age 9+
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
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age 9+
Hard to put down, and harder to forget.
By Anne Holm
(1969)
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age 10+
Humorous and moving story has an edge.
By Louis Sachar
(2000)
age 11+
Top-notch, rip-roaring adventure with fantasy violence.
By Joshua Mowll
(2005)
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age 10+
The granddaddy of kids' adventures -- a classic.
By Robert Louis Stevenson
(1883)
age 12+
Still one of the greatest American novels.
By Mark Twain
(1885)
age 3+
Too full of clever laughs to scare most young mateys.
By Jonny Duddle
(2010)
age 12+
Summer adventure teen boys and parents will both love.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2010)
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age 11+
Cold War kids use magic to save world in brilliant novel.
By Maile Meloy
(2011)
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age 9+
Great story, characters make mouse journey instant classic.
By Richard Peck
(2011)
age 10+
Superpowered kids have exciting crime-fighting adventure.
By Peter Abrahams
(2012)
age 6+
Perfect "knightly" read-aloud for younger children.
By Gerald Morris
(2011)
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age 14+
Essential, epic poem of Greek gods, monsters, and heroes.
By Homer
(1998)
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age 14+
Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.
By Homer
(2004)
age 9+
Exciting adventure of bike racing, kung fu, Chinese myth.
By Jeff Stone
(2012)

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