Book Reviews

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age 9+
 
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
age 9+
 
Fairy tale twist adds to the fun in popular series.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
age 8+
 
Fast-paced adventure with friends, zombies, and magic.
By Patrik Henry Bass
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fluffy addition to tween series spotlights reality TV.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
age 9+
 
Students stand up to principal and bullies in clever sequel.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
age 4+
 
Kindergarten jitters flipped in cute story of mom at school.
By Maureen Fergus, Mike Lowery
(2013)
age 7+
 
Engaging school story about a messy boy with a good heart.
By Bill Harley
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Insightful look at school bullying sometimes hard to follow.
By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2013)
age 4+
 
George makes school silly and fun.
By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
(2005)
age 9+
 
Funny, oddball story about sticking up for a friend.
By Tom Angleberger
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Story of girl's psychic kissing power puts focus on looks.
By Katie D. Anderson
(2012)
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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)
age 8+
 
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)
age 6+
 
Junie B. Jones brings good fun and laughs to early readers.
By Barbara Park
(1992)
age 10+
 
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
(2012)
age 7+
 
Third-grader's struggle to look cool gets him in trouble.
By Sally Warner
(2011)
age 10+
 
Seventh grader documents her struggles in clever scrapbook.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2007)
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age 9+
 
Honest novel shows brutality of grade school bullying.
By Judy Blume
(1974)

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