Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Great premise overcomes an excess of clever embellishments.
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By Lizzie K. Foley
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mildly entertaining tween mystery falls short in resolution.
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By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
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By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed mystery teaches kids detective skills.
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By Octavia Spencer, Vivienne To
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun haunted house romp has great heroine, sweet values.
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By Jessica Lawson
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful mystery with a Lemony Snicket vibe.
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By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Smart kids, lessons in Mysterious Benedict Society prequel.
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By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Snicket in fine form as a 12-year-old solving noir mystery.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny, intriguing mystery of school's hidden treasure.
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By Emily Fairlie
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Violent but gleeful secret-agent thriller with heart.
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By Chris Rylander
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Boy sketch artist helps catch art thieves in zippy mystery.
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By Marcia Wells
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Mystery, adventure, laughs in imaginative series start.
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By Gordon Korman
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Snicket trails an arsonist in compelling installment.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Touching story of resourceful girl solving a family mystery.
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By Blue Balliett
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clever, fast-paced mystery mixes spy thrills and teen drama.
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By Stuart Gibbs
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
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By Robin Stevens
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clever, quirky kickoff to father-son detective series.
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By Rohan Gavin
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Magic, math, myths fill fast-paced, perilous series start.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2014)

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