Book Reviews

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
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
6
QUALITY
 
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
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By Michael Bond
(1958)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Inspiring, educational immigrant story told in free verse.
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By Thanhha Lai
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting enchanted forest adventure to save baby brother.
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By Colin Meloy
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Poetic autobiography reveals impact of racial prejudice.
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By Maya Angelou
(1969)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
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By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Captivating story of teen's eccentric English family.
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By Dodie Smith
(2003)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Teen faces dad's death, former crush in beautiful story.
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By Morgan Matson
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Magical novel explores personal, political passions.
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By Isabel Allende
(1985)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Charming story of bunny who gets sibs to play, not watch TV.
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By Peter McCarty
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Prose and comics mix in intense tale of sibling rivalry.
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By Cecil Castellucci
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
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By Veronica Roth
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
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By Mort Castle, Sam Weller
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Magical story of a man who devotes his life to books.
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By William Joyce
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
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By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Exciting, suspenseful prequel to Nightshade series.
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By Andrea Cremer
(2012)

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