Book Reviews

A Swiftly Tilting Planet Book Poster Image
age 9+
A teenager saves the world from destruction.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1978)
Babar and Zephir Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Zephir's great adventure will captivate readers.
By Jean de Brunhoff
(1969)
George and Martha Book Poster Image
age 4+
Solid, simple stories offer lessons in behavior.
By James Marshall
(1972)
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Book Poster Image
age 12+
Popular series start shows positive girl friendships.
By Ann Brashares
(2001)
Luv, Amelia Luv, Nadia Book Poster Image
age 8+
A unique format that appeals to kids.
By Marissa Moss
(1999)
The All New Amelia Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amelia learns a lesson from identity crisis.
By Marissa Moss
(1999)
Amelia's Family Ties Book Poster Image
age 9+
Realistic treatment of subject of divorce.
By Marissa Moss
(2000)
Bluish Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Fifth-grade girls learn tolerance and compassion.
By Virginia Hamilton
(1999)
The Second Summer of the Sisterhood Book Poster Image
age 12+
Second book in friendship series is a good fit for teens.
By Ann Brashares
(2003)
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Book Poster Image
age 4+
Teaches important lessons about faith, friendship.
By Virginia Lee Burton
(1939)
Lily's Crossing Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lets readers walk in the shoes of a tweenage girl.
By Patricia Reilly Giff
(1997)
Fast Sam, Cool Clyde, and Stuff Book Poster Image
age 11+
Funny and sensitive story of friendship.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1975)
The Rusty, Trusty Tractor Book Poster Image
age 4+
A charming tale of friendship and loyalty.
By Joy Cowley
(1999)
A Weekend With Wendell Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clever writing keeps this humorous tale on target.
By Kevin Henkes
(1986)
The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse Book Poster Image
age 9+
A tale that can make a grown-up giggle too.
By Bruce Hale
(2001)
The Wind in the Willows Book Poster Image
age 7+
Timeless classic about Toad's adventures and his friends.
By Kenneth Grahame
(1969)
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids will be eager to complete unfinished tales.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1984)
Stranger With My Face Book Poster Image
age 13+
OK read. Teens may love the supernatural elements.
By Lois Duncan
(1981)
Both Sides of Time Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fast-moving pulp fiction.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(1995)
Silent to the Bone Book Poster Image
age 12+
Absorbing mystery includes child abuse, sexual manipulation.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(2000)

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