Book Reviews

A Little Princess Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl's vivid imagination, kindness enrich all-time classic.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1998)
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The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot Book Poster Image
age 4+
Out-of-this-world twist on timeless tale has dazzling art.
By Margaret McNamara
(2011)
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The Man in the Moon: The Guardians of Childhood Book Poster Image
age 4+
Adventures of young Man in the Moon a perfect bedtime read.
By William Joyce
(2011)
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A Tale of Two Cities Book Poster Image
age 14+
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
By Charles Dickens
(1894)
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Book Poster Image
age 8+
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
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Life of Pi Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
(2001)
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The Handmaid's Tale Book Poster Image
age 16+
Gripping dystopian novel of religious state against women.
By Margaret Atwood
(1985)
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Red Riding Hood Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent, romantic fairy tale retelling is based on movie.
By Sarah Blakley-Cartwright
(2011)
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I Capture the Castle Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating story of teen's eccentric English family.
By Dodie Smith
(2003)
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The Bluest Eye Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Deeply poetic novel explores racial and sexual feelings.
By Toni Morrison
(1970)
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Romeo and Juliet Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tragic teen love story stands the test of time.
By William Shakespeare
(2004)
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Lord of the Flies Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping story of marooned schoolboys and their savagery.
By William Golding
(1954)
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For Whom the Bell Tolls Book Poster Image
age 14+
Profound novel offers brutal view of Spanish Civil War.
By Ernest Hemingway
(1940)
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Great Expectations Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fast-paced, moving Dickens classic of reversed fortune.
By Charles Dickens
(1893)
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1984 Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Classic dystopian novel of life under constant scrutiny.
By George Orwell
(1949)
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Of Mice and Men Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving Depression-era story of friendship, loneliness, fate.
By John Steinbeck
(2002)
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Pride and Prejudice Book Poster Image
age 14+
Masterpiece of romance and manners entertains at any age.
By Jane Austen
(1813)
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Native Son Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty novel of violence and race best for older teens.
By Richard Wright
(1940)
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Forge: The Seeds of America Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Brutal yet educational depiction of slavery and wartime.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2010)
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Heart of Darkness Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tense journey to find ivory trader gone rogue in Congo.
By Joseph Conrad
(1901)
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