Book Reviews

AGE
10
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Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
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By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
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By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
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By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
AGE
12
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Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
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By CJ Omololu
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
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By Jon Agee
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Vibrant art, gentle story of Nana and a boy's magical cape.
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By Lauren Castillo
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Mystery, adventure, laughs in imaginative series start.
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By Gordon Korman
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Deaf teen learns scary truths in suspenseful thriller.
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By Nick Lake
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Quirky tale of boys' spectacular backyard adventure.
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By Mac Barnett
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Peter's adventure at village fair is best yet of new tales.
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By Emma Thompson
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Gentle adventure about going wherever the wind takes you.
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By Philip C. Stead
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Skippyjon faces fear of fairy tales in warm, funny outing.
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By Judy Schachner
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Dark, unsettling story of pet endangered by children.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
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By Dan Santat
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Dark but fun 1890 murder mystery has feminist message.
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By Julie Berry
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Slapdash mystery misses potential.
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By Tony Abbott
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Eye-opening high-tech thriller endorses activism.
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By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
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By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Funny, fractured version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
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By William Joyce
(2014)

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