Book Reviews

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age 14+
 
Complex, intense story is OK for mature teens.
By Meg Rosoff
(2007)
age 14+
 
A kind of "Dangerous Liaisons" for teenagers.
By Robert Cormier
(1974)
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age 9+
 
Classic story of the power of positive thinking.
By Eleanor H. Porter
(2004)
age 4+
 
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
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age 16+
 
Brilliant but mature classic explores racism, gender, power.
By Toni Morrison
(1977)
age 14+
 
One of the greatest novels of the 20th century.
By J. D. Salinger
(1969)
age 8+
 
Gorgeous holiday treasure for school-age kids.
By Dylan Thomas
(2005)
age 12+
 
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
age 5+
 
Classic will be the most dog-eared on your shelf.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1983)
age 10+
 
A rare treat for young book lovers.
By Lewis Buzbee
(2008)
age 6+
 
Words and watercolors sing in a voice as deep as the river.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
age 6+
 
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
By Joyce Sidman
(2010)
age 6+
 
Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.
By Dr. Seuss
(2011)
age 9+
 
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
By Shel Silverstein
(2011)
age 9+
 
Girl's vivid imagination, kindness enrich all-time classic.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1998)
age 17+
 
Kesey's great madhouse epic best for older teens.
By Ken Kesey
(2002)
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age 14+
 
American classic captures romance, debauchery of Jazz Age.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
(1925)
age 14+
 
Classic story of love and revenge still captivates.
By Emily Bronte
(2005)
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age 13+
 
Moving Depression-era story of friendship, loneliness, fate.
By John Steinbeck
(2002)
age 14+
 
Masterpiece of romance and manners entertains at any age.
By Jane Austen
(1813)

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