Book Reviews

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age 8+
Ear-to-ear-grinningly delightful school story.
By Andrew Clements
(2007)
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age 9+
A disfigured classmate teaches stirring lessons.
By Tony Abbott
(2006)
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age 14+
Gritty but powerful read about bullied teen.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2007)
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age 4+
Supportive family helps girly girl shine.
By Jane O'Connor
(2006)
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age 8+
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
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age 12+
Tangents confuse the plot, and the point.
By Edward Bloor
(2004)
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age 4+
First-person narrative from a funny boy worm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2003)
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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+
Nora uses her genius to protest testing, grades.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
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age 9+
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
By Andrew Clements
(1996)
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age 2+
The ultimate going-to-bed book.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(1991)
age 2+
Silliness that appeals to preschoolers.
By Mo Willems
(2004)
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age 9+
A moving, funny, lyrical tale with big appeal.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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age 2+
Lively pace takes readers on an exhilarating ride.
By Sandra Boynton
(1993)
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
age 2+
Carle brings humor to caterpillar's development.
By Eric Carle
(1970)
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age 2+
Lovable David's antics are relentless.
By David Shannon
(1998)
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age 2+
Heartwarming, humorous picture-book classic.
By Don Freeman
(1968)