Book Reviews

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age 14+
 
Exciting, suspenseful prequel to Nightshade series.
By Andrea Cremer
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
By William Alexander
(2013)
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age 9+
 
A mesmerizing journey through a wonderful, magical world.
By Cassie Beasley
(2015)
age 10+
 
A dark, brilliant, and breathtaking surprise.
By Peter Dickinson
(2003)
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age 10+
 
Wicked is the key word here, in all its senses.
By Eoin Colfer
(2003)
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age 13+
 
Like dreams, lauded book is confusing, ethereal.
By Elizabeth Kox
(2007)
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age 9+
 
Lengthy but rich fantasy great for book-loving tweens.
By Cornelia Funke
(2004)
age 8+
 
Great for kids who love books.
By Roderick Townley
(2004)
age 11+
 
Mythic vibe in engaging story of boy with healing powers.
By Lois Lowry
(2014)
age 11+
 
Captivating quest tale pits gifted girl against brutal odds.
By Lois Lowry
(1014)
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age 8+
 
Dragon tale is great for bedtime read-aloud.
By Cornelia Funke
(2004)
age 9+
 
Exciting fantasy-adventure based on Norse myths.
By Nancy Farmer
(2005)
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age 7+
 
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
By Mary Norton
(2003)
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age 12+
 
Well-wrought fantasy explores pacifism, violence.
By Ursula K. Le Guin
(2006)
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age 6+
 
Silly classic is great read-aloud.
By Roald Dahl
(2006)
age 9+
 
J.K. Rowling's magical sport report for charity.
By J. K. Rowling
(2001)
age 10+
 
Brilliant, high-level take on Arthur's childhood.
By T. H. White
(1939)
age 4+
 
Bus driver takes riders home after a busy day.
By Maryann Cocca-Leffler
(2000)
age 11+
 
Though dated, this still casts a potent spell.
By E. Nesbit
(1907)
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age 11+
 
High fantasy -- with a dose of Irish mythology.
By Diane Duane
(1993)

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