Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Memorable heroine, lush writing weave a captivating spell.
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By Katherine Rundell
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Harrowing tale of Gainther girls' summer in the South.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Tense adventure as dogsled run becomes race for survival.
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By Sherry Shahan
(2012)
AGE
9
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Upbeat tale about kids coping with disadvantages.
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By MJ Auch
(2013)
AGE
9
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Captivating tale of U.S. girl meeting her family in Vietnam.
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By Thanhha Lai
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Terrific tale of misfit taking bold step to remake his life.
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By Tim Federle
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
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By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
"Freaky Friday" lets girl and boy see other's point of view.
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By Megan Shull
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Swaggering but sentimental story about loyalty.
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By Jason Reynolds
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Smart mystery about blind girl searching for missing dad.
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By Marcus Sedgwick
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Teen spy falls for her mark in far-fetched but fun romance.
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By Robin Benway
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Complex story about a Muslim teen confronting bullies.
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By Leslie Stella
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Heartfelt, realistic depiction of teen going through a loss.
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By Deb Caletti
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Teen transplanted to Ireland finds her way in moving tale.
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By Jessie Ann Foley
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Unforgettable story of a girl's 1,000-mile journey home.
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By David Arnold
(2015)
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AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
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By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)