Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Ear-to-ear-grinningly delightful school story.
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By Andrew Clements
(2007)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Boy loses dad in 9/11, then faces school bullies.
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By Francine Prose
(2007)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Playful rhyming story for jittery new students.
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By Tony Johnston
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Laugh-out-loud-funny series start tucks lessons in stories.
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By Jeff Kinney
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A disfigured classmate teaches stirring lessons.
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By Tony Abbott
(2006)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gritty but powerful read about bullied teen.
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By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2007)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Comic book geek learns to deal with high school.
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By Barry Lyga
(2006)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Impulsive Junie faces Career Day -- early readers.
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By Barbara Park
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Terrible title masks terrific book for teens.
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By Maryrose Wood
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
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By Andrew Clements
(2005)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Ghost boy tells the story of a book-banning.
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By Chris Crutcher
(2005)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Tangents confuse the plot, and the point.
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By Edward Bloor
(2004)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
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By Andrew Clements
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
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By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Rich with understanding of students and teachers.
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By Andrew Clements
(1999)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Nora uses her genius to protest testing, grades.
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By Andrew Clements
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
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By Andrew Clements
(1996)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Captivates kids transitioning to chapter books.
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By Megan McDonald
(2004)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Wickedly funny take on life in third grade.
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By Megan McDonald
(2004)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Provocative story of high school hazing and peer pressure.
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By Sharon M. Draper
(2004)

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