Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
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By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
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By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
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By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
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By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
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By Shannon Hale
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Zany food-as-weather tale full of humor, great drawings.
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By Judi Barrett
(1978)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sisters romp through summer in old-fashioned charmer.
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By Jeanne Birdsall
(2005)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moving, uplifting tale of disfigured boy with inner beauty.
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By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Greg hilariously searches for dance date in 7th book.
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By Jeff Kinney
(2012)