Book Reviews

The Tangled Lands Book Poster Image
age 16+
Related novellas have ecological themes, lots of violence.
By Paolo Bacigalupi, Tobias Buckell
(2018)
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A Stone for Sascha Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful art in wordless tale of loss and passage of time.
By Aaron Becker
(2018)
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Positively Izzy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teen girls connect in emotional graphic novel.
By Terri Libenson
(2018)
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You Are Mighty:  A Guide to Changing the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, left-leaning how-to for kid activism.
By Caroline Paul
(2018)
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Queens of Fennbirn: Three Dark Crowns Series Book Poster Image
age 14+
Two prequel stories deftly explore betrayal and power.
By Kendare Blake
(2018)
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The Penderwicks at Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, funny series finale comes full circle.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2018)
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The Fates Divide: Carve the Mark, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Introspective, twist-filled finale explores love, destiny.
By Veronica Roth
(2018)
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Endling #1: The Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced animal fantasy tackles theme of extinction.
By Katherine Applegate
(2018)
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Ocean Meets Sky Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Boy remembers his grandfather in magical, visual tale.
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan
(2018)
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Amal Unbound Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling story of girl in Pakistan forced to be a servant.
By Aisha Saeed
(2018)
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Bob Book Poster Image
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Bob
age 8+
Sensitive, suspenseful story of girl's little green friend.
By Wendy Mass, Rebecca Stead
(2018)
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Square Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Is Square a genius artist? In funny story, Circle thinks so!
By Mac Barnett
(2018)
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Marge in Charge and the Stolen Treasure Book Poster Image
age 8+
Light, breezy stories in sequel about wacky babysitter.
By Isla Fisher
(2018)
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Munmun Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Wealth equals size in unique, laugh-out-loud satire.
By Jesse Andrews
(2018)
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The 5 O'Clock Band Book Poster Image
age 4+
Trombone Shorty tale is joyous love letter to New Orleans.
By Troy Andrews
(2018)
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Moonrise Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Boy reconnects with brother on death row in haunting tale.
By Sarah Crossan
(2018)
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My FANGtastically Evil Vampire Pet Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, evilly funny mischief and pets at summer camp.
By Mo O’Hara
(2018)
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Ink, Iron, and Glass Book Poster Image
age 13+
Science, romance, alt-history mix in genre-bending tale.
By Gwendolyn Clare
(2018)
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Beast of Stone: Wing & Claw, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Animal series finale satisfies with many solid messages.
By Linda Sue Park
(2018)
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Polly Diamond and the Magic Book Book Poster Image
age 6+
Girl learns words, family matter in fun, imaginative story.
By Alice Kuipers
(2018)
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