Book Reviews

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day Book Poster Image
age 4+
Funny twist will enthrall kids.
By Harry Allard
(1985)
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Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Witty ode to unconventional education.
By Dr. Seuss
(1998)
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Frindle Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
By Andrew Clements
(1996)
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Miss Nelson Is Missing Book Poster Image
age 4+
Top-notch tale of teacher from the dark side.
By Harry Allard
(1977)
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Miss Nelson Is Back Book Poster Image
age 4+
Humorous tale of mistaken identity.
By Harry Allard
(1982)
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Killing Mr. Griffin Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engrossing, violent thriller about peer pressure.
By Lois Duncan
(1978)
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The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl Book Poster Image
age 14+
Comic book geek learns to deal with high school.
By Barry Lyga
(2006)
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Only You Can Save Mankind Book Poster Image
age 8+
Aliens in Johnny's video game don't want to fight.
By Terry Pratchett
(2005)
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Ender's Game Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
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The Goodness Gene Book Poster Image
age 12+
A poor take on evil future government.
By Sonia Levitin
(2005)
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Life as We Knew It Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping, terrifying disaster tale will inspire discussions.
By Susan Beth Pfeffer
(2006)
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Sex Kittens and Horn Dawgs Fall in Love Book Poster Image
age 12+
Terrible title masks terrific book for teens.
By Maryrose Wood
(2006)
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Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth: Junie B. Jones, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Impulsive Junie faces Career Day -- early readers.
By Barbara Park
(2006)
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Uglies: Uglies Quartet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Thoughtful sci-fi about the price of beauty.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)
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Dude, Where's My Spaceship? (Weirdplanet, Book 1) Book Poster Image
age 6+
Easy reader about aliens stranded on Earth.
By Dan Greenburg
(2006)
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Timothy Goes to School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reassures kids with first-day-of-school jitters.
By Rosemary Wells
(1981)
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Twisted Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gritty but powerful read about bullied teen.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2007)
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The Sirens of Titan Book Poster Image
age 13+
Great intro to Kurt Vonnegut for teens.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1959)
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George's Secret Key to the Universe Book Poster Image
age 8+
Stephen Hawking tale confuses fact and fiction.
By Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
(2007)
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A Wrinkle in Time Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
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