Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
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By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Unique counting book has simple art, playful text and story.
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By Kathi Appelt
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
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By Marissa Moss
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Harrowing tale of Gainther girls' summer in the South.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
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By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
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By Laura Ruby
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Charming sneezing panda learns how to fix mistakes.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
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By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
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By Kate Schatz
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
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By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
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By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Lots of solid science in fun, goofy sequel about energy.
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By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
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By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
More pep talks, positivity, substance from fun YouTube star.
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By Robby Novak, Brad Montague
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
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By Stacey Lee
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teen girl helps lingering spirits in chilling horror tale.
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By Paige McKenzie
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Quest for half-dragons grows in characters, complexity.
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By Rachel Hartman
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Compelling tale of Pakistani-American forced into marriage.
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By Aisha Saeed
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
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By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Sweet sister tale about sibling ups and downs.
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By Lori Nichols
(2014)

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