Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Predictable book with a positive point; tweens OK.
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By Meg Cabot
(2006)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Gentle, moving coming-of-age story.
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By Kevin Henkes
(2003)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
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By Truman Capote
(1969)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Engrossing stories contain mature themes.
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By Bruce Brooks
(2004)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Solid wrestling read for teen boys has heart.
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By Joyce Sweeney
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
The real-life diary of a child of nature.
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By Opal Whiteley
(2005)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Overachiever learns a new definition of success.
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By Paula Yoo
(2008)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Acclaimed book with mature themes is best for older kids.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2005)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Girl faces racism, sister's cancer in touching tale.
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By Cynthia Kadohata
(2005)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girls create the perfect guy. Cute but contrived.
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By Kate Brian
(2007)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
A poetic -- and classic -- coming-of-age story.
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By Sandra Cisneros
(1991)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Colorful story of quirky, loving, artistic family.
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By Hilary McKay
(2005)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
First book in cliquey girls' series shows off bad behavior.
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By Sara Shepard
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
V-Day romance fluff for Princess series fans.
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By Meg Cabot
(2006)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Unique premise makes gay-themed book stand out.
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By Alex Sanchez
(2006)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Heartwarming holiday fluff for teens.
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By Aimee Friedman, Hailey Abbott, Melissa de la Cruz, Nina Malkin
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Tis a clever update on a classic romance.
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By Lisa Fiedler
(2006)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Gay-themed coming-of-age story encourages tolerance.
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By Brent Hartinger
(2005)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gay Christian teen struggles with sexuality, religion.
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By Alex Sanchez
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A timeless and thought-provoking novel.
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By Natalie Babbitt
(1975)

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