Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A simple, clear look at the slippery slope to war.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
The acme of British science-fiction humor.
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By Douglas Adams
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A forbidden child hides from Population Police.
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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2005)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
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By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
OK series launch about flock of mutants. Tweens.
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By James Patterson
(2006)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Thoughtful sci-fi about the price of beauty.
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By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Vonnegut's time-travel classic best for mature teen readers.
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By Kurt Vonnegut
(1969)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gripping, terrifying disaster tale will inspire discussions.
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By Susan Beth Pfeffer
(2006)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Amnesia's just the half of it for post-coma teen.
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By Mary E. Pearson
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Alien invasion is comical and fun, but too long.
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By Adam Rex
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Time-travel series start is suspenseful.
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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2008)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Exciting but violent dystopian thriller for teens.
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By Patrick Ness
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Sequel just as gripping -- and brutal -- as the first.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced World War I fantasy exciting yet low on violence.
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By Scott Westerfeld
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Teens are the pawns of evil adults in violent dystopia.
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By James Dashner
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting, dramatic -- and bloody -- sci-fi trilogy finale.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2010)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Fun, provoking start to dystopian series for teens.
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By Ally Condie
(2010)

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