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Wonder Review

Rating: ***** Suggested Age: 9 Summary: “You can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. My name is August. I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse. August Pullman wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things. He eats ice cream. He plays on his Xbox. He feels […]

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Son Review

Rating: **** Suggested Age: 10 Summary: “They called her Water Claire. When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions and colors didn’t exist. That she had become a Vessel at age thirteen. That she had carried a Product at age fourteen. That it had been […]

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Messenger Review

Rating: **** Suggested Age: 10 Summary: “Matty has lived in Village and flourished under the guidance of Seer, a blind man known for his special sight. Village once welcomed newcomers, but something sinister has seeped into Village and the people have voted to close it to outsiders. Matty has been invaluable as a messenger. Now […]

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Gathering Blue Review

Rating: **** Suggested Age: 10 Summary: “Left orphaned and physically flawed in a civilization that shuns and discards the weak, Kira faces a frighteningly uncertain future. Her neighbors are hostile and no one but a small boy offers to help. When she is summoned to judgement by the Council of Guardians, Kira prepares to fight […]

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The Giver Review

Rating: ***** Suggested Age: 10 Summary: “Lois Lowry’s 1994 Newbery Medal–winning tale has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on Jonas who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does […]

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Allegiant Review

Rating: ***** Suggested Age: Mature 12 or 13 Summary: “The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered – fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she’s known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she […]

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Insurgent Review

Rating: ***** Suggested Age: Mature 12 or 13 Summary: “One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, […]

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Divergent Review

Rating: ***** Suggested Age: Mature 12 or 13 Summary: “In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must […]

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Harry Potter Series Synopsis

Rating: ***** Suggested Age: 9 and 10 When Rowling wrote Harry Potter, the characters were growing up with the audience. Since the characters got older the books became more mature. They were falling in love and taking part in more violent situations. I read the whole series when I was eight because they all were out in […]

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Review

Rating: ***** Suggested Age: 10 Summary: “Harry is waiting in Privet Drive. The Order of the Phoenix is coming to escort him safely away without Voldemort and his supporters knowing – if they can. But what will Harry do then? How can he fulfil the momentous and seemingly impossible task that Professor Dumbledore has left […]

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