Book Reviews

age 15+
Bizarre, brilliant, poignant tale of resilient teens.
By A.S. King
(2015)
age 10+
Sly combo of two fairy tales makes for literary magic.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
age 14+
Haunting, beautiful tale of love, pain, and secrets.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2015)
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age 13+
Beautifully written tale of teen with eating disorder.
By Meg Haston
(2015)
age 12+
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
age 13+
Teen's heartrending journey after brother's suicide.
By Cynthia Hand
(2015)
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age 8+
Heartbreaking, uplifting, lyrical orphan tale in free verse.
By A. L. Sonnichsen
(2015)
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age 7+
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
age 7+
Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
age 10+
Troubled adopted boy learns to open heart in moving tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2014)
age 10+
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
age 9+
A girls-vs.-boys twist in magic-filled sequel.
By Soman Chainani
(2014)
age 8+
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
By Christopher Healy
(2014)
age 4+
Captivating art shapes West African-set fairy tale classic.
By H. Chuka Lee
(2014)
age 10+
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
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age 12+
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
By Louis Nowra
(2013)
age 14+
Gut-wrenching tale of grieving runaway is edgy, lyrical.
By Vikki Wakefield
(2013)
age 8+
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2013)
age 15+
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBTQ teens.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
age 10+
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)

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