Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny, real, and powerfully moving.
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By Ralph Fletcher
(1998)
AGE
9
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Enchanting tale will leave readers grinning.
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By Andrew Clements
(2001)
AGE
9
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A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
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By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
AGE
13
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Provocative story of high school hazing and peer pressure.
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By Sharon M. Draper
(2004)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Captivates kids transitioning to chapter books.
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By Megan McDonald
(2004)
AGE
6
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Wickedly funny take on life in third grade.
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By Megan McDonald
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Nora uses her genius to protest testing, grades.
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By Andrew Clements
(2004)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
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By Andrew Clements
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A disfigured classmate teaches stirring lessons.
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By Tony Abbott
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A moving, funny, lyrical tale with big appeal.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Ghost boy tells the story of a book-banning.
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By Chris Crutcher
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
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By Andrew Clements
(2005)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Boy loses dad in 9/11, then faces school bullies.
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By Francine Prose
(2007)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Solid lessons packaged as jokes and games.
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By Marilyn Burns
(1982)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Rich with understanding of students and teachers.
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By Andrew Clements
(1999)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Cute story about the perils of an unusual name.
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By Kevin Henkes
(1999)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Funny twist will enthrall kids.
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By Harry Allard
(1985)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Witty ode to unconventional education.
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By Dr. Seuss
(1998)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
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By Andrew Clements
(1996)

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