Book Reviews

Smoke in the Sun: Flame in the Mist, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Less compelling sequel still a must-read for fans.
By Renee Ahdieh
(2018)
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Sadie Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Raw thriller about a brutal crime and teen seeking justice.
By Courtney Summers
(2018)
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Dreamers Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous, joyous book about immigrant mom and child.
By Yuyi Morales
(2018)
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Corduroy Takes a Bow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Toy bear gets in the act at the theater in charming sequel.
By Viola Davis
(2018)
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Turning Pages: My Life Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring life story of first Latina Supreme Court Justice.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2018)
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The Stuff of Stars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Poetic book introduces big cosmic concepts to little humans.
By Marion Dane Bauer
(2018)
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The Day War Came Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Poignant but haunting story of child refugee offers hope.
By Nicola Davies
(2018)
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We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring advice from diverse authors and illustrators.
By Wade Hudson, Cheryl Willis Hudson
(2018)
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People Kill People Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark, gritty story tackles gun violence, white supremacy.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2018)
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And the Ocean Was Our Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violent, gripping fantasy turns "Moby Dick" upside down.
By Patrick Ness
(2018)
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Unbelievably Boring Bart Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun story of the middle school trials of shy game designer.
By James Patterson, Duane Swierczynski
(2018)
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Dance of Thieves Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Remnant Chronicles spin-off high in romance and adventure.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2018)
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Nowhere Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Riveting friendship tale set against terror, refugee crisis.
By Katherine Marsh
(2018)
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Catwoman: Soulstealer Book Poster Image
age 14+
Convoluted crime wave slows adventure's momentum.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2018)
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Harbor Me Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Kids get safe space to tell their stories in moving tale.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2018)
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The Broken Vow: Spill Zone, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Tough sisters battle other-dimension beasts in trippy tale.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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The Day You Begin Book Poster Image
age 4+
Encouraging advice for kids who feel excluded or less than.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2018)
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Ivy + Bean One Big Happy Family: Ivy + Bean, Book 11 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Ivy tries to prove she's not "spoiled" in funny, warm tale.
By Annie Barrows
(2018)
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Finding Langston Book Poster Image
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age 8+
In lovely, moving story, boy who lost mom discovers poetry.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome
(2018)
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Amber Brown Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amber grows up in funny, touching early reader series.
By Paula Danziger
(2006)
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