Book Reviews

AGE
8
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Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
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By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
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By Stacey Lee
(2015)
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
QUALITY
 
Moving 1901 adventure explores race, class, mental illness.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting time-travel sequel has big ideas, mild peril.
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By Annie Barrows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
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)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous tale of friendship between colonist and Indian.
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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)

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