Book Reviews

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age 10+
 
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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age 9+
 
Enchanting tale will leave readers grinning.
By Andrew Clements
(2001)
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age 9+
 
A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
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age 8+
 
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
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age 9+
 
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
By Andrew Clements
(1996)
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age 5+
 
Magical fairy tale weaves rich tapestry for all.
By Julie Andrews Edwards
(2006)
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age 8+
 
Ear-to-ear-grinningly delightful school story.
By Andrew Clements
(2007)
age 8+
 
Page-turner full of kind, thoughtful characters.
By Andrew Clements
(2006)
age 4+
 
Fabulous, fancy primer on poetry sure to get kids writing.
By Jane O'Connor
(2010)
age 5+
 
Exquisite watercolors bring magic to this classic story.
By Sylvia Long
(2010)
age 4+
 
Adventures of young Man in the Moon a perfect bedtime read.
By William Joyce
(2011)
age 8+
 
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
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age 12+
 
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
age 8+
 
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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age 7+
 
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
age 10+
 
Fractured fairy tale is clever, touching, and violent.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2012)
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age 4+
 
Folksy yarn gives classic fairy tale Southwest flare.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2013)
age 10+
 
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
age 15+
 
Wildly inventive, wonderful fairy tales for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2009)
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age 7+
 
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)

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