Book Reviews

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age 9+
Tense adventure as dogsled run becomes race for survival.
By Sherry Shahan
(2012)
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age 15+
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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Kim
age 16+
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)
age 10+
Terrific tale of misfit taking bold step to remake his life.
By Tim Federle
(2013)
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age 12+
Clever, creepy modern fairy tale with irresistible heroes.
By Tom McNeal
(2013)
age 10+
Epic, adventurous, romantic, fantastic graphic novel.
By Isabel Greenberg
(2013)
age 12+
Kyla runs for her life in exciting trilogy conclusion.
By Teri Terry
(2014)
age 12+
Smart mystery about blind girl searching for missing dad.
By Marcus Sedgwick
(2014)
age 10+
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
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age 12+
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
By Michael Williams
(2014)
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age 14+
Unforgettable story of a girl's 1,000-mile journey home.
By David Arnold
(2015)
age 7+
Boy strives to make his mark in funny family tale.
By Molly B. Burnham
(2015)
age 8+
Realistic story of girl coping with sick cat, dad's death.
By Joanne Rocklin
(2012)
age 14+
Dark humor, edgy details elevate teen road trip.
By Wolfgang Herrndorf
(2014)
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age 14+
Heartfelt, realistic depiction of teen going through a loss.
By Deb Caletti
(2014)
age 8+
Memorable heroine, lush writing weave a captivating spell.
By Katherine Rundell
(2014)
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age 9+
Captivating tale of U.S. girl meeting her family in Vietnam.
By Thanhha Lai
(2015)
age 14+
Teen transplanted to Ireland finds her way in moving tale.
By Jessie Ann Foley
(2014)
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age 14+
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
age 8+
Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)

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