Kirkus Reviews

Off to (Home)School: Books for Younger Teens


FRIENDS WITH BOYS by Faith Erin Hicks & illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks
First Second/Roaring Brook / Feb. 28th, 2012 / 978-1-59643-556-8
THE HOMESCHOOL LIBERATION LEAGUE by Lucy Frank
Dial / July 1st, 2009 / 978-0-8037-3230-8
ALICE, I THINK by Susan Juby
HarperCollins / June 1st, 2003 / 0-06-051543-0
THE LINE by Teri Hall
Dial / March 1st, 2010 / 978-0-8037-3466-1
NUTS by Kacy Cook
Marshall Cavendish / April 1st, 2010 / 978-0-7614-5652-0
HOW DO YOU SPELL GEEK? by Julie Anne Peters
Little, Brown / Oct. 1st, 1996 / 0-316-70266-8
A COOL MOONLIGHT by Angela Johnson
Dial / Sept. 1st, 2003 / 0-8037-2846-8
SKELLIG by David Almond
Delacorte / April 13th, 1999 / 0-385-32653-X
LONE WOLF by Kristine L. Franklin
Candlewick / April 1st, 1997 / 1-56402-935-2
STARGIRL by Jerry Spinelli
Knopf / Aug. 1st, 2000 / 0-679-88637-0
DESERT ANGEL by
Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Oct. 25th, 2011 / 978-0-374-31775-1
THE LAST NEWSPAPER BOY IN AMERICA by Sue Corbett
Dutton / Sept. 1st, 2009 / 978-0-525-42205-1
MY NAME IS MINA by David Almond
Delacorte / Oct. 11th, 2011 / 978-0-385-74073-9
WONDER by R.J. Palacio
Knopf / Feb. 14th, 2012 / 978-0-375-86902-0
THE MASTERWORK OF A PAINTING ELEPHANT by Michelle Cuevas & illustrated by Ed Young
Frances Foster/Farrar, Straus & Giroux / Oct. 11th, 2011 / 978-0-374-34854-0