Book Reviews

Guardians of the Taiga: Wild Rescuers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Minecraft wolf-girl heroine shines in exciting book debut.
By StacyPlays
(2018)
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Riding Lessons: Ellen & Ned, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kind, horsey story spotlights adoption and empathy.
By Jane Smiley
(2018)
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Girl Made of Stars Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping story of girl's twin brother accused of rape.
By Ashley Herring Blake
(2018)
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Bat and the Waiting Game Book Poster Image
age 7+
Story of boy on the spectrum explores feelings, challenges.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2018)
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Where the Watermelons Grow Book Poster Image
age 8+
Book about mental illness in family is real yet reassuring.
By Cindy Baldwin
(2018)
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Eden Conquered: Dividing Eden, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Rival twins square off in surprising fantasy finale.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2018)
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A House That Once Was Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely, lyrical adventure as kids explore abandoned house.
By Julie Fogliano
(2018)
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The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl bikes across the U.S. in quirky road-trip adventure.
By Christina Uss
(2018)
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War Storm: Red Queen, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Occasional thrills but mostly uneven fantasy finale.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2018)
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The Parker Inheritance Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids investigate past racist incident in thrilling mystery.
By Varian Johnson
(2018)
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Picture Us in the Light Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling story of friendship, family, loss, and secrets.
By Kelly Loy Gilbert
(2018)
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Evangeline of the Bayou Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting thrills and chills in mysterious supernatural tale.
By Jan Eldredge
(2018)
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The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik Book Poster Image
age 14+
Angsty, quirky teen's compelling search for meaning.
By David Arnold
(2018)
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Give Me Some Truth Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty, funny tale of teens on "the Rez" in 1980.
By Eric Gansworth
(2018)
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Out of the Blue Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Angel mystery focuses on mother loss over fantasy.
By Sophie Cameron
(2018)
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The Journey of Little Charlie Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tense, powerful novel of boy and slave catcher in 1858.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2018)
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Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful, intimate must-read account of the Vietnam War.
By Elizabeth Partridge
(2018)
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What I Leave Behind Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen walks out his grief in beautiful, captivating book.
By Alison McGhee
(2018)
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The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl Book Poster Image
age 8+
Math whiz gets out of comfort zone in smart, touching story.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2018)
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The Universe Is Expanding and So Am I Book Poster Image
age 14+
Long-awaited sequel should satisfy fans of Book 1.
By Carolyn Mackler
(2018)
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