Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Seventh grader documents her struggles in clever scrapbook.
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By Jennifer L. Holm
(2007)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Refreshing Clique series spinoff features smart girls.
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By Lisi Harrison
(2009)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Cautionary teen tale of gossip and social networking sites.
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By Katie Finn
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Ear-to-ear-grinningly delightful school story.
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By Andrew Clements
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Laugh-out-loud-funny series start tucks lessons in stories.
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By Jeff Kinney
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A disfigured classmate teaches stirring lessons.
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By Tony Abbott
(2006)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gritty but powerful read about bullied teen.
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By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2007)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Impulsive Junie faces Career Day -- early readers.
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By Barbara Park
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
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By Andrew Clements
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
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By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Nora uses her genius to protest testing, grades.
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By Andrew Clements
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
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By Andrew Clements
(1996)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Provocative story of high school hazing and peer pressure.
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By Sharon M. Draper
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A moving, funny, lyrical tale with big appeal.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Enchanting tale will leave readers grinning.
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By Andrew Clements
(2001)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Engrossing, violent thriller about peer pressure.
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By Lois Duncan
(1978)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
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By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)