Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic science fiction with timeless appeal.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1976)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Kids are pulled into epic good vs. evil struggle.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1986)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A teenager saves the world from destruction.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1978)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A tale that can make a grown-up giggle too.
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By Bruce Hale
(2001)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Kids will be eager to complete unfinished tales.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(1984)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
OK read. Teens may love the supernatural elements.
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By Lois Duncan
(1981)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Absorbing mystery includes child abuse, sexual manipulation.
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By E. L. Konigsburg
(2000)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mystery and fantasy combine effectively.
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By Janet Taylor Lisle
(1994)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Slow pace, but kids like the pageantry.
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By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1961)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Classic mystery with a touch of magic, dark humor.
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By Vivian Vande Velde
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Satire with a nice bite -- for mature teens.
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By M.T. Anderson
(2002)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Matinee action/violence in a slick, fun package.
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By Eoin Colfer
(2004)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A unique and truly suspenseful story.
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By Joan Lowery Nixon
(1983)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A mystery, fantasy, and imaginative launch pad.
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By Blue Balliett
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A simple, clear look at the slippery slope to war.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Not up to the original, but entertaining.
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By Roald Dahl
(1972)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A ghost, a family mystery, and treasure.
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By Janet S. Anderson
(2004)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
The acme of British science-fiction humor.
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By Douglas Adams
(2005)

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