Book Reviews

AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Amid fun details, teens might miss message.
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By Lauren Weisberger
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Predictable book with a positive point; tweens OK.
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By Meg Cabot
(2006)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Edgy sequel written in IM messages may appeal to teens.
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By Lauren Myracle
(2006)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Dark, funny coming-of-age with lots of mature content.
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By Frank Portman
(2006)
Rx
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Heavy look at prescription drug abuse for teens.
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By Tracy Lynn
(2006)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Award-winning novel of life and death, for older teens.
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By John Green
(2006)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Same bad-girl 'tude in Gossip Girl spinoff.
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By Cecily von Ziegesar
(2006)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Addictive high-society fluff with iffy messages.
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By Cecily von Ziegesar
(2005)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Readers will devour fun, surprisingly rich sequel.
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By Megan McCafferty
(2003)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Gay-themed coming-of-age story encourages tolerance.
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By Brent Hartinger
(2005)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
A poetic -- and classic -- coming-of-age story.
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By Sandra Cisneros
(1991)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Colorful story of quirky, loving, artistic family.
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By Hilary McKay
(2005)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Girl faces racism, sister's cancer in touching tale.
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By Cynthia Kadohata
(2005)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Acclaimed book with mature themes is best for older kids.
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By Gennifer Choldenko
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Gets to the heart of a father-son relationship.
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By Andrew Clements
(2000)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A complex tale about teens, family relationships.
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By Edward Bloor
(1997)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Realistic portrait of a kid with no future.
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By S. E. Hinton
(1975)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Compelling, simple story with an emotional wallop.
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By Robert Cormier
(1992)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Teenagers love the gritty realism of this novel.
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By S. E. Hinton
(1971)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Highly realistic adolescent confusion.
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By Richard Peck
(1991)

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