Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Seven demigods in one sweet ride are off to save Rome.
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By Rick Riordan
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
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By Chris Colfer
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Plot-twisting, heart-wrenching, unforgettable WWII story.
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By Elizabeth Wein
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Heartwrenching love story told by teen dying of cancer.
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By John Green
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
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By Rick Riordan
(2011)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Newbery Honor book about a smart Southern tomboy in 1899.
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By Jacqueline Kelly
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Second book in fantasy series is more mature than first.
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By Tamora Pierce
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful mystery with a Lemony Snicket vibe.
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By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
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By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Satisfying fantasy crime drama for tweens.
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By Tamora Pierce
(2006)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
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By Shannon Hale
(2006)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Handmaid to queen discovers true beauty in charming fantasy.
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By Gail Carson Levine
(2006)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Mythic vibe in engaging story of boy with healing powers.
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By Lois Lowry
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Captivating quest tale pits gifted girl against brutal odds.
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By Lois Lowry
(1014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
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By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
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By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A smart girl learns how to survive alone.
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By Scott O'Dell
(1960)

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