Book Reviews

Stargirl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
Flying Solo Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, real, and powerfully moving.
By Ralph Fletcher
(1998)
The School Story Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Enchanting tale will leave readers grinning.
By Andrew Clements
(2001)
Sahara Special Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
Love That Dog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Terrific for reluctant readers, discussion groups.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
Fish in a Tree Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
The Question of Miracles Book Poster Image
age 9+
Heartfelt, hopeful meditation on grief and life.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2015)
The Goodbye Book Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Comforting story about grief, loss, and finding joy again.
By Todd Parr
(2015)
Ida, Always Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Heartrending, hopeful story of farewell to dying friend.
By Caron Levis
(2016)
The Last Holiday Concert Book Poster Image
age 7+
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
Loser Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A moving, funny, lyrical tale with big appeal.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
Lunch Money Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
Frindle Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
By Andrew Clements
(1996)
Miss Nelson Is Missing Book Poster Image
age 4+
Top-notch tale of teacher from the dark side.
By Harry Allard
(1977)
No Talking Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Ear-to-ear-grinningly delightful school story.
By Andrew Clements
(2007)
Room One: A Mystery or Two Book Poster Image
age 8+
Page-turner full of kind, thoughtful characters.
By Andrew Clements
(2006)
Tess's Tree Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet story of grief and healing is pitch perfect.
By Jess Brallier
(2009)
Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fabulous, fancy primer on poetry sure to get kids writing.
By Jane O'Connor
(2010)
Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope Book Poster Image
age 12+
Heartfelt letters to cyberbullied teen inspire compassion.
By Olivia Gardner, Emily Buder, Sarah Buder
(2008)
Without Tess Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling tale of teen haunted by troubled sister's death.
By Marcella Pixley
(2011)

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