Book Reviews

AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Civil War realism for young readers.
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By Richard Peck
(2003)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.
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By David Almond
(1998)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Eccentric and enchanting kid art caper.
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By Frank Cottrell Boyce
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Magical story about a boy and his grandfather.
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By Peter Dickinson
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moderately graphic depiction of the slave trade.
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By Paula Fox
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A grieving family finds an abandoned baby.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Minna grows up with odd friends and relatives.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
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By Brian Selznick
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A preacher's son stands up to a racist town.
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By Gary D. Schmidt
(2005)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Rhyming classic is a sure winner with kids.
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By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1977)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Intense, powerful Holocaust book offers unique perspective.
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By John Boyne
(2006)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Text and pictures work together perfectly.
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By Jules Feiffer
(1998)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Peck combines shivery horror with slapstick humor.
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By Richard Peck
(1977)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A funny novel with a devastating emotional punch.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(1995)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting, moving story has something for everyone.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
A violent but unvarnished portrayal of the war in Vietnam.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(1988)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Joyous story about the power of family love.
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By S. E. Hinton
(1995)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Lyrical historical fiction with a knockout punch.
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By Michael Dorris
(1992)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Brave girl helps smuggle Jewish friends to safety.
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By Lois Lowry
(1989)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Sentimental bunny tale tugs on the heartstrings.
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By Sam McBratney
(1996)

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