Book Reviews

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age 11+
 
Charming story of plucky plain Jane in 1880s Paris.
By Elizabeth Ross
(2013)
age 12+
 
Painful, relatable look at teen's family and diet struggles.
By K.A. Barson
(2013)
age 8+
 
Swashbuckling adventure of mouse in Queen Victoria's court.
By Richard Peck
(2013)
age 10+
 
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
age 13+
 
Gripping novel of kids filmed every five years for docu.
By Jennifer Castle
(2013)
age 9+
 
Brother and sister dodge more evil in funny, scary sequel.
By Keith McGowan
(2013)
age 9+
 
Rafe goes to camp, faces bullying, copes with gross humor.
By Chris Tebbetts, James Patterson
(2013)
age 6+
 
Sweet tale of adopted sibling and her loving older sister.
By Andrea Cheng
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
age 13+
 
Shadow and Bone sequel steps up love triangle.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2013)
age 12+
 
Captivating Hollywood fairy tale will enchant fantasy fans.
By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Tough but warmhearted story of boy who misses dad at war.
By David Fleming
(2013)
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age 4+
 
Yankee Doodle refuses to go town in silly takeoff.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
age 12+
 
Teen ghost hunter blends into high school in fun spin-off.
By Rachel Hawkins
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Confusing tale of aliens and government conspiracies.
By Margaret Stohl
(2013)
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age 12+
 
Riveting story of determined teen who can ride any horse.
By Jennifer H. Lyne
(2013)
age 8+
 
Jealousy gets Nate into big trouble in third installment.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2011)
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age 14+
 
Invisible girl flees mob dad in inventive fantasy thriller.
By Natalie Whipple
(2013)
age 10+
 
Series continues with more action, adventures, and battles.
By Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2013)
age 14+
 
Gritty story about a boy growing up fast in prison.
By Shawn Goodman
(2013)

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