Book Reviews

AGE
13
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Sensitive romance digs deep into difficult relationships.
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By Sarah Dessen
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Informative tale of a girl who learns she's intersex.
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By I.W. Gregorio
(2015)
AGE
8
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Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Upbeat tale of teen songwriter has vivid '60s backdrop.
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By Cynthia Weil
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Tough tween girl fights to save family in bleak future.
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By Michael Perry
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Memorable heroine, lush writing weave a captivating spell.
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By Katherine Rundell
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Poignant tale of autistic girl and her dog.
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By Ann M. Martin
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Inspiring tale of teen who gains perspective by running.
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By Rachel Toor
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Brave memoir about HIV offers new perspective and hope.
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By Paige Rawl
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Engaging sequel explores ambition, cyberbullying.
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By Maria T. Lennon
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Thought-provoking mystery explores free will and technology.
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By Lauren Miller
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
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By Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Sassy sisters steal the show in well-told romantic read.
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By Jenny Han
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Middle schooler tries '50s popularity guide in fun memoir.
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By Maya Van Wagenen
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Gentle story of girl photographer raises ethical issues.
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By Cynthia Lord
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poignant story of race, identity, and doing the right thing.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2002)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Unforgettable story of girl moving beyond her tragic past.
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By Karen Harrington
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Charming, realistic take on middle school popularity race.
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By Maria T. Lennon
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Quirky, affecting coming-of-ager hits life-and-death issues.
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By Gavin Extence
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Tween coming-of-age set amid shifting family, '60s dynamics.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2013)

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