Book Reviews

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age 12+
 
Tangents confuse the plot, and the point.
By Edward Bloor
(2004)
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age 10+
 
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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age 9+
 
Enchanting tale will leave readers grinning.
By Andrew Clements
(2001)
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age 4+
 
First-person narrative from a funny boy worm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2003)
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age 4+
 
Student gets inspired to unleash her creativity.
By Peter H. Reynolds
(2003)
age 3+
 
A story about different points of view.
By Jackie French
(2003)
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age 9+
 
A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
age 4+
 
Fun, friendly look at neighbors' wake-up routines.
By April Stevens
(2007)
age 7+
 
May be too intense for the youngest kids.
By Neil Gaiman
(2003)
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age 4+
 
Story will stay with the reader for years to come.
By Tony Kushner
(2003)
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age 3+
 
A gentle way to talk about separation worries.
By Amanda Harvey
(2004)
age 4+
 
Kids will cheer cat on as he makes his way home.
By Kate Banks
(2004)
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age 3+
 
Humorous look at enigmatic nature of cats.
By Elisha Cooper
(2004)
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age 3+
 
Funny, entertaining, and explores point of view.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2004)
age 5+
 
Play-acting aspect will engage young readers.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(2004)
age 6+
 
Captivates kids transitioning to chapter books.
By Megan McDonald
(2004)
age 4+
 
Engaging story about classic childhood situation.
By Robie H. Harris
(2004)
age 3+
 
Gentle bedtime story is reassuring in every way.
By Kim Lewis
(2004)
age 3+
 
Celebrates bond between kids and grandparents.
By Karen Hesse
(2004)
age 4+
 
Five easy-to-read but unsatisfying animal tales.
By Bob Graham
(2004)

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