Book Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
10
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Richly imagined early Earth history can inspire kids to think about their place in the world. 
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By Isabel Greenberg
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
This exciting young adult adventure has a strong male voice and will appeal to boys as well as girls.
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By Chuck Wendig
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
16
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Fast-paced and multicultural, this idealistic, multilayered tale of a brave new world will appeal even to non-gamers.
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By Cory Doctorow
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
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This book will inspire teens to think about big issues, from our media-obsessed culture to the cost of racism.
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By Mal Peet
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
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The protagonist doesn't make an expected transformation -- but teens still learn cost of addiction.
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By Tim Tharp
(2008)
Editors' pick
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
If your teen likes realism, this ripped-from-the-headlines case of mistaken identity will be impossible to put down.
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By Jacquelyn Mitchard
(2008)