Book Reviews

Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sweet core, despite drugs and sex references.
By Jody Gehrman
(2008)
Three Little Words: A Memoir Book Poster Image
age 16+
Harrowing foster child memoir for mature readers.
By Ashley Rhodes-Courter
(2008)
After Tupac and D Foster Book Poster Image
age 11+
Powerful coming-of-age tale of tween girls bonded by music.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2008)
Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: Moving Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Cabot for tweens introduces a spunky heroine.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)
The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain Book Poster Image
age 8+
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
By Peter Sis
(2007)
Nikki and Deja Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A great buddy tale for beginning readers.
By Karen English
(2007)
Little House in the Big Woods Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
My Friend Rabbit Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Award-winning book with great preschool lessons.
By Eric Rohmann
(2002)
My Thirteenth Winter Book Poster Image
age 13+
Honest story of life with learning disability.
By Samantha Abeel
(2005)
l8r, g8r: The Internet Girls, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fun friendship series concludes with more mature content.
By Lauren Myracle
(2007)
Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood Book Poster Image
age 13+
End of pants-swap series fits older teens best.
By Ann Brashares
(2007)
Toys Go Out Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Playful, inventive stories starring oddball toys.
By Emily Jenkins
(2006)
Clementine Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Move over, Ramona -- here comes Clementine.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2006)
The Accidental Cheerleader Book Poster Image
age 11+
Easy read on fitting in not worth cheering about.
By Mimi McCoy
(2007)
Beacon Street Girls: Worst Enemies/Best Friends Book Poster Image
age 9+
Different is OK -- a great message for tweens.
By Annie Bryant
(2007)
Bridge to Terabithia Book Poster Image
age 9+
Honest, moving story of friendship and loss.
By Katherine Paterson
(1977)
A Christmas Memory Book Poster Image
age 7+
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
Donutheart Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, moving, loving portrait of a neurotic boy.
By Sue Stauffacher
(2006)
Dial L for Loser: A Clique Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tween book is S for superficial, C for catty.
By Lisi Harrison
(2006)
English Roses: Too Good to Be True Book Poster Image
age 8+
Second story joins Madonna's girl clique.
By Madonna
(2006)

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