Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Twins with deep bond grow apart in funny, thoughtful story.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Funny, emotional novel explores generations of family ties.
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By Roddy Doyle
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Well-written romance about teen accepting change.
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By Deb Caletti
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Captivating story of resilient girls has some dark moments.
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By Sara Pennypacker
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Challenging ideas, big issues buoy story of Harlem teen.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Compelling friendship carries tale of author and teen boy.
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By Aidan Chambers
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moving, uplifting tale of disfigured boy with inner beauty.
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By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Literary story of two boys' life-changing friendship.
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By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Tale of dying teen is full of embarrassing comic moments.
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By Jesse Andrews
(2012)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Story of young Montana lesbian is best for mature teens.
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By Emily M. Danforth
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teens grasp impact of their hurtfulness in emotional novel.
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By Paul Zindel
(1968)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Relatable, realistic story of a teen boy in a rough 'hood.
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By Peter Johnson
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Dead teen loads up on pizza and angst in the afterlife.
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By Jess Rothenberg
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Spirited tap-dancing girl loses her shoe but not her spunk.
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By Stephanie Barden
(2011)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Unsettling tale of teen's small-town life is good but dark.
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By John Corey Whaley
(2011)
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AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
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By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Heartwrenching love story told by teen dying of cancer.
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By John Green
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Tense adventure as dogsled run becomes race for survival.
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By Sherry Shahan
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Powerful, challenging tale of outsider fighting back.
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By A.S. King
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Latina teen faces mom's cancer in award-winning verse novel.
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By Guadalupe Garcia McCall
(2011)

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