Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
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By Mo Willems
(2014)
AGE
15
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Sympathetic characters anchor over-the-top disaster drama.
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By Matt de la Pena
(2013)
AGE
5
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Hilarious, boy-friendly action story for beginning readers.
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By Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett
(2013)
AGE
10
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Amazing adventure about siblings lost in a future Zimbabwe.
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By Nancy Farmer
(2014)
AGE
8
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Soaring, quirky adventure has unforgettable characters.
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By Katherine Rundell
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Compelling adventure as two boys cope with loss, loneliness.
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By Clare Vanderpool
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Fun tale of girls creating camp fosters independent play.
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By Annie Barrows
(2012)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Girls start a newspaper in fun, mischievous adventure.
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By Annie Barrows
(2011)
AGE
10
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Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
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By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
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By Tor Seidler
(1993)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A sweet celebration of the best thing life has to offer.
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By Pat Mora
(2009)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
A sure hit with kids starting chapter books.
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By Annie Barrows
(2007)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
1939 Newbery Honor book is both tender and funny.
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By Florence Atwater, Richard Atwater
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Attention to detail makes adventure satisfying.
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By E. L. Konigsburg
(1977)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Humorous and moving story has an edge.
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By Louis Sachar
(2000)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Very beautiful, but a little flat for Dr. Seuss.
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By Dr. Seuss
(1947)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Gently addresses children's fear of abandonment.
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By William Steig
(2000)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A smart girl learns how to survive alone.
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By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
AGE
10
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Cultural themes enrich thought-provoking saga.
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By Jean Craighead George
(1972)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A tale of hope to treasure.
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By Sarah Stewart
(1997)