Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Engaging stories spotlight charming, relatable characters.
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By Arnold Lobel
(1970)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
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By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Brilliant but complex novel for older kids.
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By E. L. Konigsburg
(1996)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Teaches important lessons about faith, friendship.
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By Virginia Lee Burton
(1939)
AGE
9
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This poignant novel is one of the best around.
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By Kate DiCamillo
(2000)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Honest, moving story of friendship and loss.
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By Katherine Paterson
(1977)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Award-winning book with great preschool lessons.
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By Eric Rohmann
(2002)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
NYC teens react to 9/11 tragedy in beautiful story of hope.
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By David Levithan
(2009)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Retold fable with out-of-this-world art; a true keepsake.
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By Jerry Pinkney
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Writing shines in pioneer saga of friendship and struggle.
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By Willa Cather
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
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By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
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By Gordon Korman
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
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By Mo Willems
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Affecting, darkly comic novel has heavy, mature themes.
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By John Irving
(1989)
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
6
QUALITY
 
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
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By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Going unnoticed isn't always fun.
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By Neal Shusterman
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Camp tale gives readers a lot to think about.
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By Brock Cole
(2005)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Move over, Ramona -- here comes Clementine.
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By Sara Pennypacker
(2006)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Two toy dolls star in thrilling picture book.
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By Peter Collington
(1987)

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