Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A dark, brilliant, and breathtaking surprise.
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By Peter Dickinson
(2003)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Wicked is the key word here, in all its senses.
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By Eoin Colfer
(2003)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Lyrical and exciting novel with strong heroine.
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By Franny Billingsley
(2003)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Like dreams, lauded book is confusing, ethereal.
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By Elizabeth Kox
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Lengthy but rich fantasy great for book-loving tweens.
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By Cornelia Funke
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Great for kids who love books.
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By Roderick Townley
(2004)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Mythic vibe in engaging story of boy with healing powers.
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By Lois Lowry
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Captivating quest tale pits gifted girl against brutal odds.
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By Lois Lowry
(1014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Weird creatures and nonstop action.
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By Paul Stewart
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sequel is strong, but slower than its predecessor.
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By Terry Pratchett
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Bartimaeus returns -- alas, not to center stage.
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By Jonathan Stroud
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Dragon tale is great for bedtime read-aloud.
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By Cornelia Funke
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Similar to Potter, but stands well on its own.
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By Henry H. Neff
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun kid genius series shows hero's nicer side.
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By Eoin Colfer
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting fantasy-adventure based on Norse myths.
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By Nancy Farmer
(2005)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Satisfying fantasy crime drama for tweens.
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By Tamora Pierce
(2006)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
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By Mary Norton
(2003)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Chilling, moving time-traveling ghost tale.
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By Edward Bloor
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Well-wrought fantasy explores pacifism, violence.
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By Ursula K. Le Guin
(2006)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Silly classic is great read-aloud.
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By Roald Dahl
(2006)

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