Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Playful rhyming story for jittery new students.
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By Tony Johnston
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Gentle story of Ramadan and doing what's right.
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By Mary Matthews
(2000)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Laugh-out-loud-funny series start tucks lessons in stories.
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By Jeff Kinney
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A disfigured classmate teaches stirring lessons.
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By Tony Abbott
(2006)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gritty but powerful read about bullied teen.
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By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2007)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Spoonfuls of adult content in modern Poppins tale.
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By Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus
(2007)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Sweet, poignant story of overcoming fear.
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By Susanna Pitzer
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Snapshot of Vietnamese culture past and present.
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By Carolyn Marsden
(2007)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Unsettling French fable may confuse and alarm kids.
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By Jean-Claude Mourlevat
(2006)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Comic book geek learns to deal with high school.
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By Barry Lyga
(2006)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Humorous boy-and-his-dog tales for early readers.
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By Lori Ries
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Newbery honoree about life with an autistic sib.
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By Cynthia Lord
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Eccentric and enchanting kid art caper.
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By Frank Cottrell Boyce
(2006)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
The first Ramona book is a treat for all ages.
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By Beverly Cleary
(2006)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Gentle, slow-paced but sweet multigeneration saga.
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By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2007)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Impulsive Junie faces Career Day -- early readers.
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By Barbara Park
(2006)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Warm drawings and text make this a must-have book.
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By Norton Juster
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A family flees a mean mother in this rich novel.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Terrible title masks terrific book for teens.
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By Maryrose Wood
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Moving portrait of Mexican-American life.
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By Viola Canales
(2006)

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