Book Reviews

age 10+
Classic still charms despite outdated gender roles.
By Louisa May Alcott
age 14+
Gripping, unsentimental look at teen in coma.
By Gayle Forman
age 9+
Newbery honoree about life with an autistic sib.
By Cynthia Lord
age 9+
Sisters romp through summer in old-fashioned charmer.
By Jeanne Birdsall
age 9+
Well-crafted tale of an orphan's search for home.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
age 13+
A gripping, emotionally complex page-turner.
By Caroline B. Cooney
age 13+
Fans of the first book will devour this one.
By Caroline B. Cooney
age 9+
Exciting, moving story explores racism, myth making.
By Jerry Spinelli
age 12+
A devastatingly powerful, intense tale of abuse and love.
By Michelle Magorian
age 11+
This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.
By David Almond