Book Reviews

AGE
8
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Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
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By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
AGE
12
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Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
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By Stacey Lee
(2015)
AGE
11
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Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fact-filled look at rights leaders' intertwined lives.
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By Nikki Grimes
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Abused girl finds courage, family in compelling WWII story.
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By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(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
 
Plucky heroine faces turbulent times in engaging tale.
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By Darlene Beck Jacobson
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Stylish mystery has black magic, romance in '20s London.
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By Teri Brown
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Riveting action, romance amid gladiators in Pompeii.
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By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving story of Chilean girl's escape from a dictatorship.
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By Marjorie Agosin
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Compelling mystery offers intro, insight into Hitler's rise.
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By Anne Blankman
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fact, fiction entangled in lively Brontë sisters mystery.
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By Michaela MacColl
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Passionate, poetic story of love across the Berlin Wall.
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By Beth Kephart
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fantasy merges with Cold War hstory in gripping spy mystery.
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By Lindsay Smith
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Historic flu epidemic seen through eyes of strong teen girl.
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By Makiia Lucier
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
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By Kathryn Lasky
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Emotional story of WWII teen pilot in concentration camp.
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By Elizabeth Wein
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lyrical story of a rope and one family's migration north.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting tale of boy glassblower in Renaissance Italy.
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By Susan Fletcher
(2013)

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