Book Reviews

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age 8+
 
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
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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+
 
Terrific for reluctant readers, discussion groups.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
age 9+
 
One of the most exciting fantasy-adventures ever.
By Neal Shusterman
(2004)
age 7+
 
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
age 9+
 
One of the best of the post-Potter fantasies.
By Suzanne Collins
(2005)
age 9+
 
Classic fantasy is a bit slow, but enthralling.
By Susan Cooper
(1973)
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age 8+
 
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
age 11+
 
Beautiful classic filled with magic and realism.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1911)
age 2+
 
Classic all-ages masterpiece with a wild imagination.
By Maurice Sendak
(1969)
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age 7+
 
An exciting read-aloud.
By Dan Gordon, Zaki Gordon
(1997)
age 12+
 
Spectacular fantasy classic is where Frodo's journey begins.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
age 12+
 
The exciting and bittersweet conclusion of Frodo's quest.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1955)
age 4+
 
A joyful read-aloud with a message.
By Dr. Seuss
(1949)
age 6+
 
Classic morality tale is highly entertaining.
By Roald Dahl
(1969)
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age 9+
 
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
By Andrew Clements
(1996)
age 8+
 
A lively, universal story of unlikely friendships.
By Dick King-Smith
(1985)
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age 9+
 
Brilliantly written, inventive pre-LOTR tale.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1937)

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