Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Leo learns family secrets while rehearsing a play.
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By Sharon Creech
(2005)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Intriguing tale with mature themes; best for teens.
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By James VanOosting
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A cat takes a boy back through time.
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By Lloyd Alexander
(2005)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Rumplestiltskin revealed! Why he did what he did.
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By Michael Gruber
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Orphaned girl seeks new family on Danish coast.
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By Bodil Bredsdorff
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Lyrical slice-of-life from rural Thailand.
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By Carolyn Marsden
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Boy seeks something to remember his grandmother.
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By Kevin Henkes
(2004)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Stunning saga of an African-American family.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(1994)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A family moves from Florida to a Vermont farm.
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By Craig Crist-Evans
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Boy is horrified to discover uncle's secret life.
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By Todd Strasser
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Well-crafted tale of an orphan's search for home.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(1999)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
A fairy's reward and punishment backfire.
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By Gail Carson Levine
(2004)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Joyous story about the power of family love.
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By S. E. Hinton
(1995)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Sarah, Plain and Tall continues.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A grieving family finds an abandoned baby.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Minna grows up with odd friends and relatives.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
The beautiful and the bizarre coexist here.
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By David Almond
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Compelling novel of boy's 12th summer in Harlem.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2003)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Magical story about a boy and his grandfather.
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By Peter Dickinson
(2004)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Some kids will enjoy the quiet mood.
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By Frances Park
(2000)

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