Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving story of grieving American teen in African village.
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By Shana Burg
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny, charming tale of middle school crushes, friendships.
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By Tom Angleberger
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Girl stands up for gay mom in slight but thoughtful story.
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By Jennifer Gennari
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
OK series debut highlights the falseness of reality TV.
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By Lauren Conrad
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Funny mayhem at creative family's unusual summer camp.
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By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
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By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
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By Barbara Park
(1992)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Teen's emotional journey through loss, addiction, recovery.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Intimate, intense tale of soldier healing from brain injury.
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By Harry Mazer, Peter Lerangis
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Violent but riveting story of Haiti's past and present.
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By Nick Lake
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
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By Kristin Levine
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Haunting tale of a boy coming to terms with mother's cancer.
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By Patrick Ness
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Gripping story of a girl's bravery during Hurricane Katrina.
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By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2010)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Rap star's moving novel about a bully redeemed.
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By 50 Cent
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Misfit finds a place to belong through Scrabble superpower.
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By Meg Wolitzer
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Third-grader's struggle to look cool gets him in trouble.
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By Sally Warner
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy risks all to find his dog after Hurricane Katrina.
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By Brenda Woods
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Inauthentic story explores mental illness, Internet rumors.
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By Janet Ruth Young
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Seventh grader documents her struggles in clever scrapbook.
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By Jennifer L. Holm
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Honest novel shows brutality of grade school bullying.
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By Judy Blume
(1974)

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