Book Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
11
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This exciting young adult adventure has a strong male voice and will appeal to boys as well as girls.
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By Chuck Wendig
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
16
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Fast-paced and multicultural, this idealistic, multilayered tale of a brave new world will appeal even to non-gamers.
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By Cory Doctorow
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
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Boys will be boys? This book explores what happens when kids don't fit neatly into prescribed gender roles.
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By Ellen Wittlinger
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
For everyone who's had a beloved friend move away (including grown-ups), this comforting story will help you cope.
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By Jacqueline Wilson
(2008)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Students turn the tables on an evil teacher, proving that even "dunderheads" can get ahead.
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By Paul Fleischman
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
"You're not my friend anymore" stings. Preschoolers learn how important friends really are.
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By Carolyn Crimi
(1999)