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ATOS 6.0-6.9


October 18, 2010

goThis book has won several awards and is a nice read. Even though the main characters are young teens, the content and story are fine for 9-12 year-olds, and even precocious readers.

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The Comet’s Curse

July 28, 2010

The-Comets-CurseAn interesting plot and a good read. Nice to see a straight science fiction book in this age group. I really think this book is appropriate for younger kids, easily 11. There is not a lot content wise to warrant concern. A good, clean book. Strong female main character as well as a mix of cultural diversity.

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Book Review: The Death Defying Pepper Roux

June 29, 2010

goA disturbing premise, but an intrepid hero who has an interesting story. Some significant content to be aware of-likely not a good fit for kids under age 11, and a mature 11 at that.

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Book Review: School of Fear

March 23, 2010

goTwelve-year-olds Madeleine, Theo, and Lulu and thirteen-year-old Garrison are sent to a remote Massachusetts school to overcome their phobias, but tragedy strikes and the quartet must work together, with no adult assistance, to face their fears.

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