Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Author's last is a rousing, delightful adventure.
By Lloyd Alexander
(2007)
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age 13+
 
Popular adventure-survival book kids love.
By Will Hobbs
(1996)
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age 9+
 
Aid-worker family races to safety ahead of war.
By L. S. Matthews
(2004)
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age 12+
 
Fun superhero saga with coming-of-age themes.
By Jack D. Ferraiolo
(2011)
age 5+
 
Classic will be the most dog-eared on your shelf.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1983)
age 8+
 
Fun page-turner weaves in some ruby slipper magic.
By Elise Primavera
(2006)
age 9+
 
A clever story and evocative writing.
By Sheila Burnford
(1961)
age 9+
 
Some kids love gross, crude, and scary poems.
By Colin McNaughton
(1994)
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age 9+
 
Adventure tale sinks under weight of laudable goals.
By Eric DelaBarre
(2011)
age 4+
 
Playful poems dance with a simple, gleeful rhythm.
By Linda Sue Park
(2007)
age 9+
 
Attention to detail makes adventure satisfying.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(1977)
age 10+
 
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
age 10+
 
Cultural themes enrich thought-provoking saga.
By Jean Craighead George
(1972)
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age 9+
 
This glittering work reaches across boundaries.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1997)
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age 10+
 
Humorous and moving story has an edge.
By Louis Sachar
(2000)
age 6+
 
A joyous collection of poetry about fathers.
By Javaka Steptoe
(2000)
age 6+
 
Exquisite poetry and artwork will excite kids of all ages.
By Joyce Sidman
(2009)
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age 5+
 
Photos bring sparkling tone to simple poem of celebration.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
age 6+
 
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
By Joyce Sidman
(2010)
age 7+
 
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
By Tor Seidler
(1993)

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