Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Adventures of young Man in the Moon a perfect bedtime read.
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By William Joyce
(2011)
AGE
10
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Boy risks all to find his dog after Hurricane Katrina.
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By Brenda Woods
(2011)
AGE
14
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Inauthentic story explores mental illness, Internet rumors.
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By Janet Ruth Young
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
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By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
AGE
14
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Violent, romantic fairy tale retelling is based on movie.
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By Sarah Blakley-Cartwright
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Protagonist shows more depth here, but still pretty shallow.
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By Rachel Renee Russell
(2010)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
First in diary series thick with materialism, thin on plot.
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By Rachel Renee Russell
(2009)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Tween friends tackle healthy relationships and food choices.
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By Lauren Myracle
(2010)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Gritty retelling of Shakespeare tale for older teens.
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By Mal Peet
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Wry, warm sports story will hook both boys and girls.
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By Ron Koertge
(2011)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
From suicide to bullying, every tough teen topic is present.
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By Lauren Oliver
(2010)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Slightly quirky life lessons for the older picture book set.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2010)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Sweeping story of bicultural mother-daughter friction.
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By Amy Tan
(1989)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Exquisite watercolors bring magic to this classic story.
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By Sylvia Long
(2010)
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AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Wild night of parties, drug deals, and mature misadventures.
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By Peter Lerangis
(2009)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Fun, lauded read stays true to classics, axed wolf and all.
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By Lucy Cousins
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Contemporary Beauty-Beast tale curses shallow rich kid.
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By Alex Flinn
(2007)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Powerful, heartbreaking tale of young soldiers in Iraq.
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By Patricia McCormick
(2009)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Good-girl-goes-bad tale packed with adult content.
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By Amy Reed
(2009)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Violent, disturbing read meant for discussion with teens.
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By Alice Sebold
(2002)

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