Book Reviews

age 4+
Witty ode to unconventional education.
By Dr. Seuss
(1998)
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age 12+
Kids are pulled into epic good vs. evil struggle.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1986)
age 9+
Classic science fiction with timeless appeal.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1976)
age 9+
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
age 4+
Reassures kids with first-day-of-school jitters.
By Rosemary Wells
(1981)
age 13+
Engrossing, violent thriller about peer pressure.
By Lois Duncan
(1978)
age 4+
Funny twist will enthrall kids.
By Harry Allard
(1985)
age 4+
Top-notch tale of teacher from the dark side.
By Harry Allard
(1977)
age 4+
Humorous tale of mistaken identity.
By Harry Allard
(1982)
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age 4+
Cute story about the perils of an unusual name.
By Kevin Henkes
(1999)
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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 9+
A moving, funny, lyrical tale with big appeal.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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age 8+
Terrific for reluctant readers, discussion groups.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
age 13+
Provocative story of high school hazing and peer pressure.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2004)
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
age 6+
Wickedly funny take on life in third grade.
By Megan McDonald
(2004)
age 6+
Captivates kids transitioning to chapter books.
By Megan McDonald
(2004)
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age 14+
Satire with a nice bite -- for mature teens.
By M.T. Anderson
(2002)

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