Book Reviews

age 3+
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
age 9+
Exciting sequel keeps momentum of telepathic elf-girl tale.
By Shannon Messenger
(2013)
age 12+
Classic, moving story of girl growing up poor in New York.
By Betty Smith
(1943)
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
(2003)
age 12+
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
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age 16+
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)
age 3+
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
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age 8+
Delightful tale of nanny who brings order, magic to family.
By P.L. Travers
(1934)
age 3+
Silly sing-along about bedtime is a counting classic.
By Eileen Christelow
(2012)
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age 13+
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
age 6+
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
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age 13+
Dark fantasy chronicles a love that transcends time, death.
By Marcus Sedgwick
(2013)
age 14+
Exciting start to high-octane alien-invasion series.
By John Connolly, Jennifer Ridyard
(2014)
age 6+
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
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age 9+
Soaring, poignant, poetic story hits all the right spots.
By Kwame Alexander
(2014)
age 9+
Fun, clever mini-mysteries let readers play detective.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
age 13+
Sassy sisters steal the show in well-told romantic read.
By Jenny Han
(2014)
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age 7+
Warm, poetic family story shows sweet sibling relationship.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2014)
age 11+
Thrilling, brilliant witch tale is vividly violent, scary.
By J.A. White
(2014)

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