Book Reviews

age 14+
 
Teen fights for forbidden love in sweet romance.
By Sarah Ockler
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Sentimental romance follows teen couple over two years.
By Susane Colasanti
(2013)
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age 6+
 
Gentle, relatable tale of first grader's adventures, trials.
By Johanna Hurwitz
(2012)
age 5+
 
Hilarious dinosaur tale teaches kids about tantrums.
By Hudson Talbott
(1989)
age 4+
 
Upbeat tale of friendship is great for beginning readers.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2009)
age 4+
 
Lottie shows what's fun about the library in vibrant sequel.
By Angela Johnson
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
age 7+
 
Fun tale of girls creating camp fosters independent play.
By Annie Barrows
(2012)
age 7+
 
Girls start a newspaper in fun, mischievous adventure.
By Annie Barrows
(2011)
age 3+
 
Talking-dog adventure builds vocabulary, teaches sharing.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
age 6+
 
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
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age 14+
 
Mature jock-valedictorian romance has social media factor.
By Kwame Alexander
(2013)
age 13+
 
An obscene call sparks an offbeat, heartfelt teen romance.
By Audrey Couloumbis
(2012)
age 4+
 
So super-silly, beginning readers won't be able to resist.
By Mo Willems
(2011)
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age 14+
 
Austen's romantic, comic classic has timeless appeal.
By Jane Austen
(1815)
age 4+
 
Silly tale gives new readers a fun lesson in being flexible.
By Mo Willems
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Inventive teen romance blurs notions of gender, reality.
By David Levithan
(2012)
age 13+
 
Fallen-angel series ending is less than heaven-sent.
By Lauren Kate
(2012)
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age 3+
 
Go, new readers. Go!
By P. D. Eastman
(1961)
age 5+
 
Fun trading-places story of girl who can't wait to grow up.
By Teresa E. Harris
(2012)

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