Book Reviews

Stargirl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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Flying Solo Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, real, and powerfully moving.
By Ralph Fletcher
(1998)
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The School Story Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Enchanting tale will leave readers grinning.
By Andrew Clements
(2001)
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Sahara Special Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
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Love That Dog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy pours his grief into poetry in moving free-verse gem.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
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The Battle of Jericho Book Poster Image
age 13+
Provocative story of high school hazing and peer pressure.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2004)
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Judy Moody Saves the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Captivates kids transitioning to chapter books.
By Megan McDonald
(2004)
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Judy Moody Was in a Mood Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wickedly funny take on life in third grade.
By Megan McDonald
(2004)
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The Report Card Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Nora uses her genius to protest testing, grades.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
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The Last Holiday Concert Book Poster Image
age 7+
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
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Story Time Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tangents confuse the plot, and the point.
By Edward Bloor
(2004)
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Firegirl Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A disfigured classmate teaches stirring lessons.
By Tony Abbott
(2006)
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Loser Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A moving, funny, lyrical tale with big appeal.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring tale of landmark's construction.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2006)
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Castle: Medieval Days and Knights Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of information packed into appealing pop-up.
By Kyle Olmon
(2006)
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The Sledding Hill Book Poster Image
age 12+
Ghost boy tells the story of a book-banning.
By Chris Crutcher
(2005)
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Lunch Money Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
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Bullyville Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy loses dad in 9/11, then faces school bullies.
By Francine Prose
(2007)
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Mill Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Learn how, where, and why a mill worked.
By David Macaulay
(2000)
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North American Indians Book Poster Image
age 6+
Book lends itself to child-parent discussions.
By Douglas W. Gorsline, Marie Gorsline
(1978)
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