Book Reviews

AGE
10
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A heart-warming story of hope triumphing over pain.
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By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
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By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
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By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
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By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
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By Stacey Lee
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
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By CJ Omololu
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Plenty of twists in exciting, mature mystery.
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By Lauren Oliver
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Less quirky, darker, more absorbing mystery sequel.
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By Rohan Gavin
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
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By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fact-filled look at rights leaders' intertwined lives.
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By Nikki Grimes
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Mystery, adventure, laughs in imaginative series start.
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By Gordon Korman
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Abused girl finds courage, family in compelling WWII story.
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By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Thriller full of glamour, intrigue may hook tweens, teens.
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By Ally Carter
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Deaf teen learns scary truths in suspenseful thriller.
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By Nick Lake
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Tender summer tale is 3rd in saga of Jewish girl in WWII.
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By Annika Thor
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Compelling, nuanced tale of loving family under segregation.
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By Sharon M. Draper
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mildly entertaining tween mystery falls short in resolution.
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By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving 1901 adventure explores race, class, mental illness.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2014)

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