Book Reviews

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age 7+
 
Irreverent collection offers mind-opening poems for kids.
By Karma Wilson
(2014)
age 8+
 
Whimsical, creative, and mild intro to monster fantasy.
By Robert Paul Weston
(2013)
age 10+
 
Charming, somewhat silly tale of human-robot rivalry.
By Evan Kuhlman
(2012)
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age 16+
 
Witty sci-fi adventure takes hero to alternate Earths.
By Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Complex, thrilling start to thoughtful dystopian trilogy.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Hilarious saga of middle-schooler with supervillain parents.
By Lee Bacon
(2012)
age 13+
 
Fiery, fantastic Cinder sequel ups the action-violence.
By Marissa Meyer
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Teen girl finds she's an android in tense sci-fi tale.
By Debra Driza
(2013)
age 8+
 
Tragic events kick off action-packed graphic novel fantasy.
By Kazu Kibuishi
(2008)
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age 4+
 
For number or letter fans, this adds up to a fun read.
By Mike Boldt
(2013)
age 13+
 
Spy romance makes a satisfying end to Jenna Fox Chronicles.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Half-faery siblings face cosmic battle in exciting sequel.
By Stefan Bachmann
(2013)
age 9+
 
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Frankenstein's son takes road trip in clever horror fantasy.
By Jon Skovron
(2013)
age 13+
 
Series stays exciting with hacker heroine, daring rescues.
By Marissa Meyer
(2014)
age 9+
 
Crime-fighting kids return in fun, science-drenched mystery.
By "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2014)
age 9+
 
Series sequel stays exciting and high on action-violence.
By Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini
(2014)
age 12+
 
Nasty Brits rule 1816 New York in clever steampunk twist.
By Andrea Cremer
(2014)
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age 3+
 
Richly illustrated robot book is a simple, fun read.
By Heather Brown
(2010)

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