Book Reviews

age 7+
Timeless classic about Toad's adventures and his friends.
By Kenneth Grahame
(1969)
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age 11+
Highly imaginative twists on the Cinderella tale.
By Gail Carson Levine
(1997)
age 12+
The exciting and bittersweet conclusion of Frodo's quest.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1955)
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
age 5+
Funny, silly pig story great for early readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2005)
age 10+
Fast-paced fun, but more intense than the movie.
By William Goldman
(1973)
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age 7+
Gentle, much-loved classic delights all ages.
By E.B. White
(1952)
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age 4+
Barnyard talent keeps kids and adults laughing.
By Doreen Cronin
(2006)
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age 10+
Handmaid to queen discovers true beauty in charming fantasy.
By Gail Carson Levine
(2006)
age 12+
V-Day romance fluff for Princess series fans.
By Meg Cabot
(2006)
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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age 3+
Sweet, nostalgic friendship tale with a truly classic look.
By Loren Long
(2009)
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age 11+
Girl fencer fights monsters in clever fantasy graphic novel.
By Jane Yolen
(2010)
age 12+
Plus-size princess turns leader in spiritually tinged tale.
By Rae Carson
(2011)
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age 12+
Teen girl's bold adventure among dragons, fairies, princes.
By Janet Lee Carey
(2012)
age 12+
Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
age 7+
Funny, clever dog-next-door mystery good for early readers.
By Doreen Cronin
(2012)
age 15+
Character-driven fantasy is extraordinary for older teens.
By Melina Marchetta
(2012)
age 5+
Lively cooking story whipped together with fun food info.
By Tyler Florence
(2012)

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