Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A teenager saves the world from destruction.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1978)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A high-spirited tale full of humor.
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By Babette Cole
(1986)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Retelling of classic brims with passion and grace.
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By Paul O. Zelinsky
(1997)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A tale that can make a grown-up giggle too.
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By Bruce Hale
(2001)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A farcical re-working of 10 familiar fairy tales.
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By Jon Scieszka
(1992)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Kids will sympathize with ugly duckling's plight.
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By Hans Christian Andersen
(1999)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Delightful story is a surefire attention-grabber.
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By Jon Scieszka
(1996)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Kids will be eager to complete unfinished tales.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(1984)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
OK read. Teens may love the supernatural elements.
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By Lois Duncan
(1981)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Reassurance that each family is unique, special.
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By Catherine Anholt
(2000)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Absorbing mystery includes child abuse, sexual manipulation.
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By E. L. Konigsburg
(2000)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Highly imaginative twists on the Cinderella tale.
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By Gail Carson Levine
(1997)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mystery and fantasy combine effectively.
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By Janet Taylor Lisle
(1994)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Slow pace, but kids like the pageantry.
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By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1961)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Classic mystery with a touch of magic, dark humor.
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By Vivian Vande Velde
(2004)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A unique and truly suspenseful story.
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By Joan Lowery Nixon
(1983)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A mystery, fantasy, and imaginative launch pad.
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By Blue Balliett
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A ghost, a family mystery, and treasure.
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By Janet S. Anderson
(2004)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
A fairy's reward and punishment backfire.
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By Gail Carson Levine
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Rumplestiltskin revealed! Why he did what he did.
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By Michael Gruber
(2005)

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