Book Reviews

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age 5+
 
Boy dives into mazes in wordless, imaginative adventure.
By Barbara Lehman
(2006)
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age 7+
 
Irreverent collection offers mind-opening poems for kids.
By Karma Wilson
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Classic, still-powerful story of futuristic censorship.
By Ray Bradbury
(1953)
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age 8+
 
Great premise overcomes an excess of clever embellishments.
By Lizzie K. Foley
(2012)
age 10+
 
Funny mayhem at creative family's unusual summer camp.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2012)
age 12+
 
Intricate historical novel contrasts Dust Bowl, fairy world.
By Sarah Zettel
(2012)
age 10+
 
Moving story of grieving American teen in African village.
By Shana Burg
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Surrealism, folklore mix in unforgettable disaster fantasy.
By Nalo Hopkinson
(2012)
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age 5+
 
Triumphant tale of artistic misfit and creative teacher.
By Bruce Degen
(2012)
age 3+
 
A good-humored identity crisis makes this one a royal hoot.
By Ian Falconer
(2012)
age 3+
 
Cute, comic how-to for aspiring vampire ballerinas.
By Anne Marie Pace
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Story of girl's psychic kissing power puts focus on looks.
By Katie D. Anderson
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
By William Alexander
(2012)
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age 10+
 
Sharp, funny graphic novel captures chaos of theater.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2012)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 12+
 
Affecting alternate-world fantasy promotes tolerance.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Tense hacker adventure tackles government spying on public.
By Cory Doctorow
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
By William Alexander
(2013)
age 10+
 
Smart story of a kid pitching a movie idea to Hollywood.
By Jeff Baron
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Fun mix of teen actresses, mystery in Golden Age Hollywood.
By Rachel Shukert
(2013)

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