Book Reviews

AGE
4
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Bus driver takes riders home after a busy day.
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By Maryann Cocca-Leffler
(2000)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Horse tale shines with rich plot and characters.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous holiday treasure for school-age kids.
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By Dylan Thomas
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
An ex-pirate spins captivating yarns.
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By Natalie Babbitt
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Heartbreaking, uplifting, lyrical orphan tale in free verse.
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By A. L. Sonnichsen
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Girl fights to save her uncles' artistic towers.
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By E. L. Konigsburg
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny, moving, thoughtful small-town life.
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By Deborah Wiles
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic story of the power of positive thinking.
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By Eleanor H. Porter
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic story has lost none of its joy and power.
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By Johanna Spyri
(1880)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A classic that both adults and kids love.
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By Lewis Carroll
(1865)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Scrooge learns compassion in granddaddy of Christmas tales.
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By Charles Dickens
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Girl's vivid imagination, kindness enrich all-time classic.
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By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1998)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy king tries to give kids same rights as adults.
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By Janusz Korczak
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A heartrending, beautiful, educational classic.
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By Anna Sewell
(1887)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A rare treat for young book lovers.
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By Lewis Buzbee
(2008)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Art and emotion both lost in retelling of classic.
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By Martin Jenkins
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Troubled adopted boy learns to open heart in moving tale.
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By Cynthia Kadohata
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Lovely, moving literary classic set post-WWII.
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By Rumer Godden
(2004)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Brutal yet educational depiction of slavery and wartime.
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By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2010)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
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By Harper Lee
(1960)

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