Book Reviews

AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
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By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Scrapbook-style sequel tells girl's heartfelt story.
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By Jennifer L. Holm
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Powerful novel examines teen's world of grief.
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By Judy Blume
(1981)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clever novel connects family history with self-acceptance.
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By Shawn K. Stout
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
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By Chris Colfer
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
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By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
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By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Old-fashioned charmer will appeal to the whole family.
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By Jeanne Birdsall
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Hilarious, willful Fudge meets his match.
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By Judy Blume
(2002)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Funny, realistic family takes Fudge on vacation.
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By Judy Blume
(1990)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Funny, honest novel pokes fun at sibling rivalry.
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By Judy Blume
(1980)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Toddler antics bug brother, amuse readers in 1st Fudge book.
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By Judy Blume
(1972)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Lighthearted tale of eccentric family's creative homeschool.
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By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2002)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
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By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sisters romp through summer in old-fashioned charmer.
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By Jeanne Birdsall
(2005)