Book Reviews

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age 14+
 
Fast-paced story of teen who can see from a killer's eyes.
By Jill Hathaway
(2012)
age 8+
 
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)
age 6+
 
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
By Barbara Park
(1992)
age 14+
 
Masterful murder mystery takes dark view of justice.
By Agatha Christie
(1939)
age 10+
 
Kids search for pirate treasure in adventurous sequel.
By Kathy Reichs
(2011)
age 14+
 
More of the same in Book 3 of mean-girl murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2012)
age 10+
 
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Fast-paced YA thriller from "suburban noir" pro.
By Harlan Coben
(2011)
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age 14+
 
Teen flees mom's killer in gripping thriller.
By Charlie Price
(2011)
age 10+
 
Holmes in top form vs. spectral hound on the moor.
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(2011)
age 7+
 
Third-grader's struggle to look cool gets him in trouble.
By Sally Warner
(2011)
age 15+
 
Suspenseful sequel mixes mean girls and a murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2011)
age 10+
 
Seventh grader documents her struggles in clever scrapbook.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2007)
age 12+
 
More mature themes in second entry of popular series.
By John Grisham
(2011)
age 11+
 
Series starter about teen lawyer teaches Courtroom 101.
By John Grisham
(2010)
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age 9+
 
Honest novel shows brutality of grade school bullying.
By Judy Blume
(1974)
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age 14+
 
Suspenseful series starter full of pranks and mean girls.
By Sara Shepard
(2010)
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age 13+
 
Quirky romantic mystery offers something for every teen.
By Kristen Miller
(2010)
age 13+
 
Spunky heroine, but Victorian spy/love tale doesn't impress.
By Y.S. Lee
(2010)
age 9+
 
Funny middle-school survival story for boys and hamsters.
By Donna Gephart
(2010)

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