Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Unbiased “biography” of gun loved by bootleggers, gangsters.
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By Karen Blumenthal
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
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By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
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By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
More mummified chills and thrills, this time in London.
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By Michael Northrop
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
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By Phillip M. Hoose
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Immigrant girl braves early 1900s NYC in tale of resilience.
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By Robert Sharenow
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
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By Robin Stevens
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
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By Peter Sis
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Less mystery, more romance as Hitler consolidates power.
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By Anne Blankman
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A heartwarming story of hope triumphing over pain.
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By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Sensitive tale of teen's descent into mental illness.
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By Neal Shusterman
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
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By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Twist on classic fable boosts value of play as well as work.
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By Jerry Pinkney
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
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By Kate Schatz
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
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By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
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By Stacey Lee
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Girl looks for returning bird in cute, informative tale.
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By Anne Rockwell
(1989)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Orphan refugee finds new family in beautifully bizarre tale.
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By Andrew Smith
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Exciting kickoff to fantasy series in ancient Rome.
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By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2015)

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