Book Reviews

AGE
11
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Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
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By Nancy Farmer
(2001)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Harsh yet hopeful struggle for survival in a new Ice Age.
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By S.D. Crockett
(2012)
AGE
15
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Romantic time-travel tale implausible but action-packed.
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By Julie Cross
(2012)
AGE
15
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Fatiguing sequel ups the sexual content.
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By Lauren DeStefano
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
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By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Tense action, sharp plot twists distinguish dystopian tale.
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By Dan Wells
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Old-style planetary romance is basis of John Carter film.
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By Edgar Rice Burroughs
(1917)
AGE
14
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Hard-edged romantic adventure set in a dystopian future.
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By Veronica Rossi
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Stylish dystopian thriller in a not-so-future Los Angeles.
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By Marie Lu
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Gripping sci-fi paints teens' bleak, unforgettable world.
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By Kazuo Ishiguro
(2006)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Excellent vocab builder is also big wacky fun.
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By Richard Scarry
(1998)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Clever science fantasy will appeal to Philip Pullman fans.
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By Ian McDonald
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Sci-fi thriller puts a futuristic spin on social networking.
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By Andy Marino
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Sci-fi teen alien series stays exciting with more battles.
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By Pittacus Lore
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced dystopian quest for truth.
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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Teens will relate to dystopian world where scores = status.
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By Lauren McLaughlin
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Dark, unsettling second installment in dystopian saga.
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By Ally Condie
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Humor and horror mix in fun, fast-paced series installment.
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By M.T. Anderson
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
No sunny wrap-up to this very dark, mature series.
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By James Dashner
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Teens are pawns of evil adults again in violent sequel.
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By James Dashner
(2010)

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