Book Reviews

age 15+
 
Vonnegut's time-travel classic best for mature teen readers.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1969)
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age 12+
 
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
age 13+
 
Great intro to Kurt Vonnegut for teens.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1959)
age 9+
 
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
age 12+
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
age 12+
 
Sequel just as gripping -- and brutal -- as the first.
By Suzanne Collins
(2009)
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age 4+
 
Sweet story of grief and healing is pitch perfect.
By Jess Brallier
(2009)
age 13+
 
Exciting, violent dystopian thriller is original, addictive.
By Veronica Roth
(2011)
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age 15+
 
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
age 12+
 
Heartfelt letters to cyberbullied teen inspire compassion.
By Emily Buder, Olivia Gardner, Sarah Buder
(2008)
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age 12+
 
Compelling tale of teen haunted by troubled sister's death.
By Marcella Pixley
(2011)
age 12+
 
Clever science fantasy will appeal to Philip Pullman fans.
By Ian McDonald
(2011)
age 14+
 
Tense action, sharp plot twists distinguish dystopian tale.
By Dan Wells
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
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age 13+
 
Classic, still-powerful story of futuristic censorship.
By Ray Bradbury
(1953)
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age 13+
 
Relentless tale of future warfare asks disturbing questions.
By Garth Nix
(1998)
age 13+
 
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
age 9+
 
Sensitive adaptation of classic sci-fi adventure.
By Hope Larson, Madeleine L'Engle
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Tense hacker adventure tackles government spying on public.
By Cory Doctorow
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
By Steven Gould
(1992)

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