Book Reviews

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age 8+
 
Inspiring story of sixth grader solving her bully problem.
By Andrew Clements
(2012)
age 9+
 
Funny, charming tale of middle school crushes, friendships.
By Tom Angleberger
(2010)
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age 13+
 
Hugely influential classic mostly for sci-fi fans.
By Isaac Asimov
(2008)
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age 12+
 
Intense sci-fi romance in post-big-earthquake L.A.
By Jennifer Bosworth
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
age 13+
 
Riveting dystopian take on Jane Austen's Persuasion.
By Diana Peterfreund
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Sci-fi romance full of strong language, mature themes.
By Elizabeth Norris
(2012)
age 13+
 
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
By Steven Gould
(1992)
age 13+
 
Post-apocalyptic adventure takes a while to hit stride.
By Kevin Emerson
(2012)
age 10+
 
Heroine's humanity anchors stronger sequel.
By Tony DiTerlizzi
(2012)
age 13+
 
Exciting space adventure morphs into clever coming-of-ager.
By Garth Nix
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Fast-paced sci-fi adventure with magic wish-granting coin.
By E.C. Myers
(2012)
age 16+
 
Sharp critique of gamer culture told as sci-fi story.
By Douglas Rushkoff
(2012)
age 10+
 
Charming, somewhat silly tale of human-robot rivalry.
By Evan Kuhlman
(2012)
age 13+
 
Entertaining futuristic take on reality TV dating shows.
By Kiera Cass
(2012)
age 11+
 
Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
By Nancy Farmer
(2001)
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age 13+
 
Harsh yet hopeful struggle for survival in a new Ice Age.
By S.D. Crockett
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Romantic time-travel tale implausible but action-packed.
By Julie Cross
(2012)
age 8+
 
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)

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