Book Reviews

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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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age 9+
Funny, real, and powerfully moving.
By Ralph Fletcher
(1998)
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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)
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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 4+
Story will stay with the reader for years to come.
By Tony Kushner
(2003)
age 4+
A man's daring stunt atop the World Trade Center towers.
By Mordecai Gerstein
(2004)
age 3+
Retelling of African tale will engage kids.
By Ashley Bryan
(2004)
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age 8+
Terrific for reluctant readers, discussion groups.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
age 3+
Kids will connect with Kitten and her dilemma.
By Kevin Henkes
(2004)
age 3+
Southern folktale is honed to perfection.
By Coleen Salley
(2004)
age 7+
The kids are in charge of the holiday concert.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
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age 4+
Huggably sweet story calms preschool fears.
By Audrey Penn
(1993)
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age 4+
Harlem is home in this jazzy award-winner.
By Bryan Collier
(2000)
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age 4+
Underwater fantasy world revealed in magical watercolors.
By David Wiesner
(2006)
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age 9+
A moving, funny, lyrical tale with big appeal.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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age 2+
Soft, nostalgic artwork for dreamers of all ages.
By Peter McCarty
(2006)
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age 8+
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
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age 2+
The ultimate going-to-bed book.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(1991)

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