Book Reviews

AGE
12
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Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
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By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
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By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Lunar military adventure has strong teen girl at center.
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By Karen Bao
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Multiethnic superhero saga reaches explosive conclusion.
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By Eric Dean Seaton
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
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By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
More pep talks, positivity, substance from fun YouTube star.
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By Robby Novak, Brad Montague
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting sci-fi saga expands scope, adds depth to Tula.
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By Cecil Castellucci
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Orphan refugee finds new family in beautifully bizarre tale.
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By Andrew Smith
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
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By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
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By Marion Jensen
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Girl blasts off to alien moon in wacky, wise sci-fi sequel.
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By Adam Rex
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
High body count, low believability in Frankenstein homage.
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By Megan Shepherd
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Diverse superhero saga ups ante with mystical villains.
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By Eric Dean Seaton
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Absorbing prequel from the evil queen's perspective.
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By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Modern civil war erupts in intense, action-packed sequel.
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By Trent Reedy
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun space-pirate sequel adds complexity.
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By Jason Fry
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Vivid recollections of a teen girl in the Selma march.
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By Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Time-bending thriller has more romance than mystery.
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By Claudia Gray
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Sci-fi saga about organ harvesters nails the ending.
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By Neal Shusterman
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
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By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)

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