Book Reviews

AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
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By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
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By Marissa Moss
(2015)
AGE
9
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Second fun adventure is creepier, less gross.
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By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
AGE
8
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Quirky adventure about the power of friendship and fantasy.
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By A.F. Harrold
(2015)
AGE
8
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Fun and insightful look at elementary school friend drama.
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By Julie Sternberg
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
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By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun text-gone-wrong tale promotes offline relationships.
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By Tommy Greenwald
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Nate at his best, showing empathy for geeky new kid.
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By Lincoln Peirce
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Fun tale of monster-fighting princess who leads double life.
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By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
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By Mo Willems
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
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By Grace Lin
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Cuteness, silliness, not much plot in Chicken Squad sequel.
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By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Animal-talent-show tale is big on wordplay, potty humor.
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By Denys Cazet
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Magic and rainbows unite for a sweet early chapter book.
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By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Simple lesson about old and new friends is so fun.
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By Mo Willems
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Frail boy and huge talking dog reunite in D.C. adventure.
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By Jenny Lee
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet, funny, poignant tale of struggling 10-year-old.
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By Lisa Graff
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny middle schoolers' adventure brims with potty talk.
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By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Tween girls learn to accept change in light summer read.
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By Lisa Greenwald
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Nate gets cool but sticks with friends in comic adventure.
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By Lincoln Peirce
(2014)

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