Book Reviews

AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Mystery overshadowed by mean-girl vibe, shopping.
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By Sara Shepard
(2007)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Coming-of-age story about girl who had sex at 13.
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By Sara Zarr
(2007)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Funny, gritty, and powerful novel of growing up on the rez.
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By Sherman Alexie
(2007)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
An honest look at teen pregnancy from boy's point of view.
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By Nick Hornby
(2007)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Award-winning book with great preschool lessons.
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By Eric Rohmann
(2002)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Teens fight polluting casino boat owner.
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By Carl Hiaasen
(2005)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Peek into Stargirl's diary in this moody sequel.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(2007)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gripping story of teen entering foster care.
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By Ron Koertge
(2007)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Fun friendship series concludes with more mature content.
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By Lauren Myracle
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Girl sees beyond exteriors in moving, empowering tale.
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By Shannon Hale
(2006)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
First graphic novel to win major child lit awards.
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By Gene Luen Yang
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Newbery winner is delicate, humorous, poignant.
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By Susan Patron
(2006)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
End of pants-swap series fits older teens best.
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By Ann Brashares
(2007)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Lyrical, award-winning thriller is complex; read with teens.
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By Sonya Hartnett
(2006)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Playful, inventive stories starring oddball toys.
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By Emily Jenkins
(2006)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Move over, Ramona -- here comes Clementine.
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By Sara Pennypacker
(2006)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Easy read on fitting in not worth cheering about.
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By Mimi McCoy
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Different is OK -- a great message for tweens.
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By Annie Bryant
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Honest, moving story of friendship and loss.
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By Katherine Paterson
(1977)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Comic slacker-geek lit is fun for the right teen.
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By John Green
(2006)

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