Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
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By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
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
10
QUALITY
 
A smart girl learns how to survive alone.
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By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
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By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
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By Shannon Hale
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
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By Harper Lee
(1960)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
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By Kirby Larson
(2006)
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
 
Suspenseful mystery with a Lemony Snicket vibe.
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By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2007)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
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By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
More spunk and "rules" from Cabot's popular series.
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By Meg Cabot
(2008)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Newbery Honor book about a smart Southern tomboy in 1899.
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By Jacqueline Kelly
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
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By Rick Riordan
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Heartwrenching love story told by teen dying of cancer.
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By John Green
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Fantasy sequel has strong female characters, more violence.
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By Cassandra Clare
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Entertaining futuristic take on reality TV dating shows.
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By Kiera Cass
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
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By Veronica Roth
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Seven demigods in one sweet ride are off to save Rome.
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By Rick Riordan
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Controversial finale to a thrilling dystopian trilogy.
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By Veronica Roth
(2013)

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