Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Classic science fiction with timeless appeal.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1976)
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age 12+
 
Kids are pulled into epic good vs. evil struggle.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1986)
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age 4+
 
A tale of hope to treasure.
By Sarah Stewart
(1997)
age 9+
 
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
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 10+
 
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
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 9+
 
Absorbing tale of a very talented cricket.
By George Selden
(1960)
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age 3+
 
George's antics will have kids laughing.
By H. A. Rey
(1973)
age 11+
 
Young adult fiction about life in Cuba.
By Anilu Bernardo
(1996)
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age 6+
 
Challenging book makes readers think.
By Maurice Sendak
(1956)
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age 10+
 
Humorous and moving story has an edge.
By Louis Sachar
(2000)
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age 13+
 
Popular adventure-survival book kids love.
By Will Hobbs
(1996)
age 8+
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
age 9+
 
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
age 9+
 
A clever, suspenseful mystery in series.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)

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