Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
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By Angelica Banks
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Gripping, well-grounded sequel in fun kid-spy series.
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By Chris Rylander
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Boy with cancer runs away to climb mountain in moving tale.
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By Dan Gemeinhart
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting adventure pits Heron crew against cult assassins.
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By John Flanagan
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, tech-savvy start to orphaned spy kids series.
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By Peter Jay Black
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Gritty thriller shows cost of drug trade, human trafficking.
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By Ryan Graudin
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Satisfying finale to magical adventure-girl series.
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By Barbara Mariconda
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
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By Elise Broach
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Bandits and faeries mix in rollicking fantasy series debut.
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By Ben Tripp
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
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By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
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By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Bright, likable boy anchors fun seaside mystery adventure.
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By E.S. Farber
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Imaginative retelling puts feisty girl at center of classic.
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By Jessica Lawson
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clever underdog sparkles in winning adventure.
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By E.S. Farber
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Spy-kid series kicks off with goofy plot, high-tech fun.
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By Jeff Miller
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Gripping, gory mouse adventure may be too dark for some.
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By Lisa Fiedler
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Witty repartee boosts Southern belle-turned-superhero tale.
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By Rachel Hawkins
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Swords, explosions, life lessons as comic pirate tale ends.
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By Geoff Rodkey
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy king fights war in imperfect but satisfying conclusion.
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By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun spy thriller puts kids in charge of saving the world.
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By Tim Pratt, Andy Deemer
(2013)

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