Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Richly imagined dystopian fantasy fine for preteens.
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By Morgan Keyes
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Greg hilariously searches for dance date in 7th book.
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By Jeff Kinney
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
OK but melodramatic sci-fi adventure on airless Earth.
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By Sarah Crossan
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Inspiring memoir of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
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By Lee Cohen, Mona Golabek
(2003)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Colorful characters bring Elizabethan fair to life.
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By Karen Cushman
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Captivating tale of loyalty, sacrifice best for older teens.
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By Corrine Jackson
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Satisfying, solid resolution of twisting dystopian romance.
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By Ally Condie
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny, oddball story about sticking up for a friend.
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By Tom Angleberger
(2011)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Dark, twisty tale of rich teen girls' sibling rivalry.
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By Adele Griffin
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Time-travel sequel even more fantastic than first book.
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By John Stephens
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Adaptation of sci-fi favorite a little murky visually.
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By Dallas Middaugh, Jeanne DuPrau
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Norwegian mythology adds interest to muddled fantasy.
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By Ingrid Paulson
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sensitive adaptation of classic sci-fi adventure.
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By Hope Larson, Madeleine L'Engle
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Classic, moving story of girl growing up poor in New York.
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By Betty Smith
(1943)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
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By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teen thriller sequel lacks punch of previous volume.
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By Harlan Coben
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Thrilling steampunk mystery, romance in Victorian England.
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By Sharon Cameron
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Middle volume of organ transplant trilogy extends suspense.
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By Neal Shusterman
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Story of girl's psychic kissing power puts focus on looks.
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By Katie D. Anderson
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Rousing near-future adventure tackles privacy issues.
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By Cory Doctorow
(2012)

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