Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sharp, funny graphic novel captures chaos of theater.
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By Raina Telgemeier
(2012)
AGE
11
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Moving, uplifting tale of disfigured boy with inner beauty.
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By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
AGE
14
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Heartwrenching love story told by teen dying of cancer.
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By John Green
(2012)
AGE
13
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Fun time-travel twist teaches importance of now.
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By Carolyn Mackler, Jay Asher
(2011)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Controversial coming-of-age classic with sex, drugs, abuse.
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By Stephen Chbosky
(1999)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
National Book Award winner imparts importance of empathy.
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By Kathryn Erskine
(2010)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Sex and the City prequel is OK for mature teens.
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By Candace Bushnell
(2010)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Edgy, clever gay-themed tale about teens with same name.
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By David Levithan, John Green
(2010)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Cool heroine makes this for more than zombie horror fans.
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By Carrie Ryan
(2009)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Realistic portrayal of a teen committed to killing herself.
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By Julie Anne Peters
(2010)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fun debut of spy school series is OK for tweens.
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By Ally Carter
(2006)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Teen grows beyond dysfunctional family in romantic outing.
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By Sarah Dessen
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Classic still charms despite outdated gender roles.
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By Louisa May Alcott
(1868)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Extremely intense, gritty look at teen prostitutes.
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By Ellen Hopkins
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Realistic portrayal of sisterly love keeps story afloat.
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By Lauren Myracle
(2009)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gripping, unsentimental look at teen in coma.
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By Gayle Forman
(2009)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Touching but not maudlin story about a dying child.
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By Sally Nicholls
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Moving portrait of a neglected child.
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By Leslie Connor
(2008)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Muslim teen grows up, sees prejudice Down Under.
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By Randa Abdel-Fattah
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Just the read to jump-start your own book club.
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By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2007)

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