Book Reviews

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age 10+
 
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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age 9+
 
Enchanting tale will leave readers grinning.
By Andrew Clements
(2001)
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age 9+
 
A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
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age 8+
 
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
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age 9+
 
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
By Andrew Clements
(1996)
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age 8+
 
Ear-to-ear-grinningly delightful school story.
By Andrew Clements
(2007)
age 8+
 
Page-turner full of kind, thoughtful characters.
By Andrew Clements
(2006)
age 4+
 
Fabulous, fancy primer on poetry sure to get kids writing.
By Jane O'Connor
(2010)
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age 10+
 
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
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age 9+
 
A moving, funny, lyrical tale with big appeal.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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age 8+
 
Terrific for reluctant readers, discussion groups.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
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age 9+
 
Funny, real, and powerfully moving.
By Ralph Fletcher
(1998)
age 4+
 
Top-notch tale of teacher from the dark side.
By Harry Allard
(1977)
age 7+
 
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
age 6+
 
Captivates kids transitioning to chapter books.
By Megan McDonald
(2004)
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age 12+
 
Boy loses dad in 9/11, then faces school bullies.
By Francine Prose
(2007)
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age 9+
 
Rich with understanding of students and teachers.
By Andrew Clements
(1999)
age 4+
 
Funny twist will enthrall kids.
By Harry Allard
(1985)
age 4+
 
Witty ode to unconventional education.
By Dr. Seuss
(1998)
age 4+
 
Humorous tale of mistaken identity.
By Harry Allard
(1982)

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