Book Reviews

For a Muse of Fire Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating alternate-Asia fantasy has magic, suspense.
By Heidi Heilig
(2018)
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Ghost Boys Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Heavy look at long history of whites killing black kids.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2018)
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This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality Book Poster Image
age 10+
Compelling, inspiring memoir of integrating Southern school.
By Jo Ann Allen Boyce, Debbie Levy
(2019)
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Superheroes Are Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 4+
Senator spotlights everyday heroes in inspiring pic book.
By Kamala Harris
(2019)
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Blended Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Honest, warm story of family, identity, police brutality.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2018)
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The Unteachables Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Triumph, life lessons fill hysterical middle school romp.
By Gordon Korman
(2019)
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Inventing Victoria Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen reinvents herself in engaging post-Reconstruction tale.
By Tonya Bolden
(2019)
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P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wacky alphabet book pokes fun at silent letters and more.
By Raj Haldar, Chris Carpenter
(2018)
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Front Desk Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Immigrant kid tackles racism, bullying in powerful tale.
By Kelly Yang
(2018)
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Slayer Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Uneven series start picks up when Buffy TV series ends.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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Dog Diaries: A Middle School Story Book Poster Image
age 6+
Rafe's dog tells bouncy tale in Middle School spin-off.
By James Patterson, Steven Butler
(2018)
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Dactyl Hill Squad Book Poster Image
age 9+
Civil War-era kids ride dinos in New York in curious mashup.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2018)
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The Crossroads Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Refugee kids find new life in nuanced, relatable sequel.
By Alexandra Diaz
(2018)
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Charlie Hernández & The League of Shadows Book Poster Image
age 11+
Kids fight folklore beings in adventure with lots of chills.
By Ryan Calejo
(2018)
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Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating tale of girl diving into her Dominican roots.
By Hilda Eunice Burgos
(2918)
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Hello Lighthouse Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Unique, engaging look at the life of a lighthouse keeper.
By Sophie Blackall
(2018)
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Marta! Big & Small Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute bilingual tale of animals, opposites, and clever girl.
By Jen Arena
(2016)
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Unclaimed Baggage Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sweet romance underscores bonds of friendship.
By Jen Doll
(2018)
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Skyward Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sci-fi space adventure off to a high-flying start.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2018)
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Clash of Beasts: Going Wild, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Superpowered tweens battle archvillain in thrilling finale.
By Lisa McMann
(2018)
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