Book Reviews

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age 9+
 
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
age 7+
 
Engaging school story about a messy boy with a good heart.
By Bill Harley
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
age 16+
 
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Story of girl's psychic kissing power puts focus on looks.
By Katie D. Anderson
(2012)
age 6+
 
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
By Barbara Park
(1992)
age 10+
 
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Honest novel shows brutality of grade school bullying.
By Judy Blume
(1974)
age 12+
 
Series revamp is the same mix of catty and cheesy.
By Francine Pascal
(2008)