Book Reviews

Dear Teacher, A Celebration of People Who Inspire Us Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet message of thanks for the life lessons teachers share.
By Paris Rosenthal
(2021)
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Living the Confidence Code: Real Girls. Real Stories. Real Confidence. Book Poster Image
age 9+
Compelling, relatable stories inspire girls to greatness.
By Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, JillEllyn Riley
(2021)
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Big Feelings Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Bold, bright story shows the value of expressing emotions.
By Alexandra Penfold
(2021)
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Chain of Iron: The Last Hours, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Heavy drinking, steamy stuff in soapy Shadowhunter sequel.
By Cassandra Clare
(2021)
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Love Is a Revolution Book Poster Image
age 13+
Charming story of teen trying on new identities.
By Renée Watson
(2021)
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Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful account of national tragedy.
By Derf Backderf
(2020)
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Charlie Thorne and the Lost City: Charlie Thorne, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fast, fun tale of young genius chasing Darwin's dark secret.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2021)
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Lore Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Page-turning fantasy mixes Greek gods, bloody competition.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2021)
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Apple: (Skin to the Core) Book Poster Image
age 14+
Extraordinary must-read memoir of coming of age on the Rez.
By Eric Gansworth
(2020)
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A Place to Hang the Moon Book Poster Image
age 9+
Bookish orphan sibs seek family in old-school WWII tale.
By Kate Albus
(2021)
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Simon B. Rhymin' Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun novel about boy whose creativity sparks his empathy.
By Dwayne Reed
(2021)
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Rebel Girls Lead: 25 Tales of Powerful Women Book Poster Image
age 6+
Exciting biographies of women leaders sure to inspire.
By Rebel Girls
(2021)
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Hot British Boyfriend Book Poster Image
age 13+
Light, fun travel romance encourages being yourself.
By Kristy Boyce
(2021)
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Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring true story of lifesaving hero and WWII refugees.
By Peter Sis
(2021)
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The Poetry of Secrets Book Poster Image
age 13+
Jewish persecution in medieval Spain dominates teen romance.
By Cambria Gordon
(2021)
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The Electric Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive teens struggle to survive in twisty sci-fi tale.
By David Arnold
(2021)
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The Gilded Ones Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen girl quests for true identity in captivating fantasy.
By Namina Forna
(2021)
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Cecilia's Magical Mission Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen's religious quest has saints, Satan, Day of the Dead.
By Viola Canales
(2020)
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Fat Chance, Charlie Vega Book Poster Image
age 14+
Charming novel promotes body positivity and self-acceptance.
By Crystal Maldonado
(2021)
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The Desolations of Devil's Acre: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series finale ramps up intense action and fantasy violence.
By Ransom Riggs
(2021)
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