Book Reviews

The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman Book Poster Image
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Misfit finds a place to belong through Scrabble superpower.
By Meg Wolitzer
(2011)
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The Meaning of Maggie Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl comes to terms with dad's illness in relatable tale.
By Megan Jean Severn
(2014)
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Making Up Megaboy Book Poster Image
age 10+
A disturbing novel with no easy answers.
By Virginia Walter
(1998)
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Wringer Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Mesmerizing and disturbing moral allegory.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1997)
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Whirligig Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A car crash ends one life and begins another.
By Paul Fleischman
(1998)
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Things Hoped For Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teens connect over music and death. Intriguing.
By Andrew Clements
(2006)
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Flush Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teens fight polluting casino boat owner.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2005)
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Criss Cross Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Lyrical tale of small-town teens in a '60s summer.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2006)
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Hoot Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Award-winning tale has environmental theme.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2006)
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Eighth Grade Bites: The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting vampire tale sucks in reluctant readers.
By Heather Brewer
(2007)
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Return to Sender Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Intense story about illegal immigration and friendship.
By Julia Alvarez
(2009)
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Saint Louis Armstrong Beach Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy risks all to find his dog after Hurricane Katrina.
By Brenda Woods
(2011)
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Ninth Ward Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Gripping story of a girl's bravery during Hurricane Katrina.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2010)
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Applewhites at Wit's End Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny mayhem at creative family's unusual summer camp.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2012)
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My Mixed-up Berry Blue Summer Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl stands up for gay mom in slight but thoughtful story.
By Jennifer Gennari
(2012)
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Laugh with the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Moving story of grieving American teen in African village.
By Shana Burg
(2012)
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The Thing About Luck Book Poster Image
age 10+
Migrant worker girl faces big responsibility in sweet story.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2013)
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The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl turns trash into treasures in hopeful underdog tale.
By Holly Schindler
(2014)
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The Encyclopedia of Early Earth Book Poster Image
age 10+
Epic, adventurous, romantic, fantastic graphic novel.
By Isabel Greenberg
(2013)
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New Kid Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Gripping sports story about a boy's struggle for identity.
By Tim Green
(2014)
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