Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
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By Marissa Moss
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Second fun adventure is creepier, less gross.
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By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Quirky adventure about the power of friendship and fantasy.
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By A.F. Harrold
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
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
13
QUALITY
 
Teen's heartrending journey after brother's suicide.
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By Cynthia Hand
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Heartbreaking, uplifting, lyrical orphan tale in free verse.
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By A. L. Sonnichsen
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Troubled adopted boy learns to open heart in moving tale.
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By Cynthia Kadohata
(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)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
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By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
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By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Warm story of science-lover learning to be a good friend.
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By Anna Humphrey
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Kind tale of empathy shows how to reach out to left-out kid.
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By Trudy Ludwig
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Edgy psychological thriller mixes mean girls and spells.
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By Mariah Fredericks
(2013)

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