Book Reviews

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age 11+
 
This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.
By David Almond
(1998)
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age 9+
 
Eccentric and enchanting kid art caper.
By Frank Cottrell Boyce
(2006)
age 7+
 
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
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age 8+
 
Magical story about a boy and his grandfather.
By Peter Dickinson
(2004)
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age 8+
 
A grieving family finds an abandoned baby.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
age 8+
 
Minna grows up with odd friends and relatives.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
age 7+
 
The first Ramona book is a treat for all ages.
By Beverly Cleary
(2006)
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age 4+
 
Rhyming classic is a sure winner with kids.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1977)
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age 2+
 
Text and pictures work together perfectly.
By Jules Feiffer
(1998)
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age 9+
 
Exciting, moving story explores racism, myth making.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
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age 6+
 
Joyous story about the power of family love.
By S. E. Hinton
(1995)
age 2+
 
Sentimental bunny tale tugs on the heartstrings.
By Sam McBratney
(1996)
age 8+
 
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
By Peter Sis
(2007)
age 2+
 
Warm drawings and text make this a must-have book.
By Norton Juster
(2006)
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age 9+
 
Multifacted tale hits the mark with wit, depth.
By Frank Cottrell Boyce
(2005)
age 9+
 
A timeless classic with the fab Ramona!
By Beverly Cleary
(2000)
age 9+
 
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
age 14+
 
Enchanting stereotype-bending novel; teens only.
By K. L. Going
(2009)
age 9+
 
Growing up in the heartland beautifully, movingly portrayed.
By Roseanne Parry
(2009)
age 11+
 
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
By Anne Frank
(1982)

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