Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Understated, affecting glimpse of child's life under Stalin.
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By Eugene Yelchin
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Complicated teen boy learns to feel again in edgy tale.
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By Kat Spears
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Poignant tale of autistic girl and her dog.
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By Ann M. Martin
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Superhero graphic novel has African mojo, lacks clarity.
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By Eric Dean Seaton
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Wise words to live by cleverly packed in a "Wonder" package.
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By R.J. Palacio
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
No pictures but oodles of silly words and giggles.
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By B.J. Novak
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Sweetly funny hugger's tale is irresistible read-aloud.
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By Scott Campbell
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Satisfying finale full of gods, giants, and fond farewells.
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By Rick Riordan
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Reassuring tale soothes fears, promotes sharing feelings.
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By LeVar Burton, Susan Schaefer Bernardo
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
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By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fun graphic novel about gamers makes strong political point.
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By Cory Doctorow
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Bandits and faeries mix in rollicking fantasy series debut.
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By Ben Tripp
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Taut tale mixes medieval fantasy, mutant powers, great cast.
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By Marie Lu
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
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By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Joey tries to heal his family in emotional series finale.
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By Jack Gantos
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Tractor reaches out to silent friend in tale of empathy.
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By Loren Long
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
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By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Brave kids, scary monsters, lessons galore in series debut.
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By M.A. Larson
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
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By Molly Idle
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fairy tale twist adds to the fun in popular series.
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By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)

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