Book Reviews

age 7+
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
age 4+
Delightful story is a surefire attention-grabber.
By Jon Scieszka
(1996)
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age 5+
Magical fairy tale weaves rich tapestry for all.
By Julie Andrews Edwards
(2006)
age 8+
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
By Peter Sis
(2007)
age 9+
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
age 4+
Captivating artwork makes classic wolf tale howl.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2007)
age 15+
Wildly inventive, wonderful fairy tales for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2009)
age 5+
Exquisite watercolors bring magic to this classic story.
By Sylvia Long
(2010)
age 4+
Adventures of young Man in the Moon a perfect bedtime read.
By William Joyce
(2011)
age 11+
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
By Anne Frank
(1982)
age 14+
Poetic autobiography reveals impact of racial prejudice.
By Maya Angelou
(1969)
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age 14+
Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
By Richard Wright
(2007)
age 8+
Engaging fairy tale spoof is clever and funny.
By Christopher Healy
(2012)
age 8+
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
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age 12+
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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age 7+
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
age 10+
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
age 10+
Fractured fairy tale is clever, touching, and violent.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2012)
age 8+
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)

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