Book Reviews

age 13+
 
Thrilling sequel puts zombies in Victorian-era Paris.
By Susan Dennard
(2013)
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age 12+
 
Moving coming-of-age story set amid creation of Pakistan.
By Jennifer Bradbury
(2013)
age 10+
 
Absorbing, fast-paced sci-fi fantasy hinges on time machine.
By Polly Shulman
(2013)
age 9+
 
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
age 9+
 
Fun mystery about kids locked in library by wacky genius.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
age 13+
 
Intriguing tale of magician's true powers in '20s New York.
By Teri Brown
(2013)
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age 11+
 
Charming story of plucky plain Jane in 1880s Paris.
By Elizabeth Ross
(2013)
age 8+
 
Swashbuckling adventure of mouse in Queen Victoria's court.
By Richard Peck
(2013)
age 6+
 
Lovely, poignant look at key moment in Indian history.
By Alice B. McGinty
(2013)
age 12+
 
Captivating Hollywood fairy tale will enchant fantasy fans.
By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
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age 4+
 
Yankee Doodle refuses to go town in silly takeoff.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
age 8+
 
Nate locks horns with Gina in funny, feud-filled tale.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
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age 12+
 
New villains seek A-bomb in exciting Apothecary sequel.
By Maile Meloy
(2013)
age 11+
 
Fairy-tale creatures come to life in so-so swashbuckler.
By Shana Mlawski
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Tween coming-of-age set amid shifting family, '60s dynamics.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2013)
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age 16+
 
Complex adult book explores rape survival, reservation life.
By Louise Erdrich
(2012)
age 8+
 
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
age 12+
 
Spine-tingling ghost story haunts long after reading.
By Cat Winters
(2013)
age 13+
 
Exhilarating but bloody tale starts off time travel series.
By Eoin Colfer
(2013)
age 12+
 
Engrossing Elizabethan tale of murder and intrigue.
By Jennifer McGowan
(2013)

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