Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
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By Kirby Larson
(2006)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Newbery Honor book about a smart Southern tomboy in 1899.
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By Jacqueline Kelly
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Inspiring, educational immigrant story told in free verse.
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By Thanhha Lai
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Feisty heroine provides eye-opening look at colonial India.
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By Gloria Whelan
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Inventive story of runaways in New York, 50 years apart.
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By Brian Selznick
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Riveting and moving account of girl's struggle for survival.
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By Caroline Starr Rose
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Plot-twisting, heart-wrenching, unforgettable WWII story.
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By Elizabeth Wein
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Girl becomes spy in absorbing American Revolution tale.
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By Avi
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Heroine struggles to become a reporter in strong sequel.
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By Kirby Larson
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Engrossing Elizabethan tale of murder and intrigue.
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By Jennifer McGowan
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Spine-tingling ghost story haunts long after reading.
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By Cat Winters
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Intriguing tale of magician's true powers in '20s New York.
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By Teri Brown
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Moving coming-of-age story set amid creation of Pakistan.
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By Jennifer Bradbury
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting tale of boy glassblower in Renaissance Italy.
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By Susan Fletcher
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lyrical story of a rope and one family's migration north.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Emotional story of WWII teen pilot in concentration camp.
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By Elizabeth Wein
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
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By Kathryn Lasky
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fantasy merges with Cold War hstory in gripping spy mystery.
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By Lindsay Smith
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Passionate, poetic story of love across the Berlin Wall.
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By Beth Kephart
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Compelling mystery offers intro, insight into Hitler's rise.
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By Anne Blankman
(2014)

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