Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Wacky, hilarious tale of feuding brother and sister.
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By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Family road trip goes hilariously awry in 9th installment.
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By Jeff Kinney
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
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By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Third grader changes attitude in cute tale of self-control.
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By Megan McDonald
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Giggles, wisdom as worrywart Justin starts fourth grade.
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By Rachel Vail
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
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By E.D. Baker
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thinly stretched plot takes air out of fun idea.
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By Erin Soderberg
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Brainy twins fight evil onstage in silly, fun sequel.
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By Ellis Weiner
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
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By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Comically creepy tale of celebrity family hit by a curse.
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By Matthew Ward
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
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By Chris Colfer
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
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By E.D. Baker
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
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By E.D. Baker
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Realistic middle school issues from a girl's point of view.
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By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
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By Christopher Healy
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
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By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Greg hilariously searches for dance date in 7th book.
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By Jeff Kinney
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Wisecracking narrator hogs spotlight in funny twins tale.
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By Ellis Weiner
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
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By Chris Colfer
(2012)

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