Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Gets to the heart of a father-son relationship.
By Andrew Clements
(2000)
age 9+
 
Girl fights to save her uncles' artistic towers.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(2004)
age 9+
 
Attention to detail makes adventure satisfying.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(1977)
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age 9+
 
Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
By Andrew Clements
(1996)
age 9+
 
Insect allegory might be too slow for most kids.
By Soinbhe Lally
(2004)
age 7+
 
A fairy's reward and punishment backfire.
By Gail Carson Levine
(2004)
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age 16+
 
Funny high school novel reveals tender truths.
By Rob Thomas
(1996)
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age 9+
 
Aid-worker family races to safety ahead of war.
By L. S. Matthews
(2004)
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age 10+
 
Mesmerizing and disturbing moral allegory.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1997)
age 12+
 
Poetry helps a jock get well -- and get the girl.
By Ron Koertge
(2004)
age 15+
 
Heartbreaking, intense story of boy freed after kidnapping.
By Catherine Atkins
(2004)
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age 14+
 
Racism, mystery, murder, and politics ... at the mall.
By Edward Bloor
(2004)
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age 11+
 
A complex tale about teens, family relationships.
By Edward Bloor
(1997)
age 4+
 
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
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age 6+
 
Joyous story about the power of family love.
By S. E. Hinton
(1995)
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age 7+
 
Lyrical historical fiction with a knockout punch.
By Michael Dorris
(1992)
age 9+
 
A ghost, a family mystery, and treasure.
By Janet S. Anderson
(2004)
age 9+
 
Every kid's fantasy -- controlling the teacher.
By Allen Kurzweil
(2004)
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age 8+
 
A grieving family finds an abandoned baby.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)

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