Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Boy's writings are lyrical, yet seamless and real.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2004)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Vonnegut's time-travel classic best for mature teen readers.
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By Kurt Vonnegut
(1969)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A riveting utopian novel that's expertly crafted.
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By Lois Lowry
(1993)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Mesmerizing and disturbing moral allegory.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(1997)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Story of memory, danger, suspense, and trauma.
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By Robert Cormier
(1977)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A car crash ends one life and begins another.
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By Paul Fleischman
(1998)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Offbeat, gritty story with heart. OK for older tweens.
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By Sue Stauffacher
(2005)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
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By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Great intro to Kurt Vonnegut for teens.
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By Kurt Vonnegut
(1959)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Funny, gritty, and powerful novel of growing up on the rez.
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By Sherman Alexie
(2007)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative dystopian novel will make teens think.
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By Cory Doctorow
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gorgeously moving story about autistic teen.
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By Francisco X. Stork
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Sequel just as gripping -- and brutal -- as the first.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced World War I fantasy exciting yet low on violence.
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By Scott Westerfeld
(2009)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Powerful, heartbreaking tale of young soldiers in Iraq.
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By Patricia McCormick
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Exciting, violent dystopian thriller is original, addictive.
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By Veronica Roth
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy risks all to find his dog after Hurricane Katrina.
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By Brenda Woods
(2011)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
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By Ernest Cline
(2011)

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