Book Reviews

age 9+
A teenager saves the world from destruction.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1978)
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age 4+
A tale of hope to treasure.
By Sarah Stewart
(1997)
age 6+
Amelia Earhart & Eleanor Roosevelt's 1933 flight.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(1999)
age 9+
A clever story and evocative writing.
By Sheila Burnford
(1961)
age 10+
Cultural themes enrich thought-provoking saga.
By Jean Craighead George
(1972)
age 9+
A tale that can make a grown-up giggle too.
By Bruce Hale
(2001)
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
age 9+
Kids will be eager to complete unfinished tales.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1984)
age 12+
Gripping story of Mexican boy who migrates to U.S. alone.
By Theodore Taylor
(2003)
age 5+
Pun-filled, engaging adventure.
By Gary Clement
(1999)
age 11+
Harrowing adventure good for reluctant readers.
By Gary Paulsen
(1989)
age 13+
OK read. Teens may love the supernatural elements.
By Lois Duncan
(1981)
age 12+
Absorbing mystery includes child abuse, sexual manipulation.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(2000)
age 9+
Absorbing tale of a very talented cricket.
By George Selden
(1960)
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age 3+
Michievous monkey's antics will have kids laughing.
By H. A. Rey
(1973)
age 11+
Young adult fiction about life in Cuba.
By Anilu Bernardo
(1996)
age 8+
Mystery and fantasy combine effectively.
By Janet Taylor Lisle
(1994)
age 4+
Slow pace, but kids like the pageantry.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1961)
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age 6+
Challenging book makes readers think.
By Maurice Sendak
(1956)
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age 13+
Popular adventure-survival book kids love.
By Will Hobbs
(1996)

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