Book Reviews

AGE
4
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Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
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By Mo Willems
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Charming, funny comics memoir of growing up deaf.
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By Cece Bell
(2014)
AGE
11
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Little-known disaster gets overdue, in-depth treatment.
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By Steve Sheinkin
(2014)
AGE
2
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Snuggly, fun picture book about sizing the world up.
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By Anna Kang
(2014)
AGE
14
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Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
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By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
AGE
13
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Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
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By Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving story of Chilean girl's escape from a dictatorship.
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By Marjorie Agosin
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Middle schooler tries '50s popularity guide in fun memoir.
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By Maya Van Wagenen
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Brutal, breathtaking historical epic is graphic but great.
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By Susann Cokal
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Soaring, poignant, poetic story hits all the right spots.
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By Kwame Alexander
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Dark fantasy chronicles a love that transcends time, death.
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By Marcus Sedgwick
(2013)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Brillant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
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By Andrew Smith
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Sympathetic characters anchor over-the-top disaster drama.
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By Matt de la Pena
(2013)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Tiger lets loose his roar and finds joy in gorgeous book.
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By Peter Brown
(2013)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Cute origin story shows how Santa met elves and reindeer.
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By Jon Agee
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Quiet, sometimes poetic story of teens' scholarship quest.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
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By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Enchanting art, wordless fantasy lead kids to tell story.
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By Aaron Becker
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Warm, funny story of a year in the life of a second grader.
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By Kevin Henkes
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
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By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)

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