Book Reviews

AGE
11
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Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
AGE
10
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Moving 1901 adventure explores race, class, mental illness.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2014)
AGE
9
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Exciting time-travel sequel has big ideas, mild peril.
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By Annie Barrows
(2014)
AGE
10
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Interesting story of British brothers in U.S. during WWII.
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By L.M. Elliott
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Unflinching story of girl who survives Katrina.
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By Julie T. Lamana
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Stylish mystery has black magic, romance in '20s London.
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By Teri Brown
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fact, fiction entangled in lively Brontë sisters mystery.
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By Michaela MacColl
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fantasy merges with Cold War hstory in gripping spy mystery.
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By Lindsay Smith
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Captivating tale of soldier's boy in World War I London.
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By John Boyne
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Autistic kid detective returns in wacky Wild West tale.
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By Caroline Lawrence
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy and dog face danger, find friends in fast-paced tale.
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By Rodman Philbrick
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Teen Ark stowaway tale rife with sexual tension, ape sex.
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By Donna Jo Napoli
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Feisty heroine shines in award-winning historical mystery.
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By Amy Timberlake
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy joins a come-to-life clay soldier in exciting adventure.
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By Vinson Compestine, Ying Chang Compestine
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Touching take on Lost Boys of Sudan, based on true story.
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By Linda Sue Park
(2010)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Emotional story of WWII teen pilot in concentration camp.
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By Elizabeth Wein
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Susan Cooper's profound historical novel paints an unflinching portrait of everyday life in colonial America and moves readers with the grace and dignity of her prose and characters.
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By Susan Cooper
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Engrossing Elizabethan tale of murder and intrigue.
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By Jennifer McGowan
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sequel hits stride in weird, appealing Wild West tale.
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By Caroline Lawrence
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Beautiful, violent story of medieval love and tragedy.
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By Robin LaFevers
(2013)

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