Book Reviews

Ada Lace Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Third-grader uses science to solve problems and mysteries.
By Emily Calandrelli
(2017)
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Devils Within Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Painful, powerful story about rejecting white supremacy.
By S.F. Henson
(2017)
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All We Can Do Is Wait Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens face tragedy in compelling, edgy coming-of-ager.
By Richard Lawson
(2018)
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Blood Water Paint Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen artist fights rapist in riveting tale of 1610 Rome.
By Joy McCullough
(2018)
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People Like Us Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Surprise twists and turns in sharp boarding-school thriller.
By Dana Mele
(2018)
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The Prince and the Dressmaker Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming, cross-dressing prince breaks the fairy tale mold.
By Jen Wang
(2018)
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The Wicked Deep Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting tale of love, loss, murder, ghosts from the sea.
By Shea Ernshaw
(2018)
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Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lulu helps dog adoption effort in cute series finale.
By Jacky Davis
(2018)
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Aru Shah and the End of Time: A Pandava Novel, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Flawed but fascinating modern spin on Indian mythology.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2018)
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I Have Lost My Way Book Poster Image
age 14+
Three teens meet and change one another in poignant story.
By Gayle Forman
(2018)
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Down by the River: A Family Fly Fishing Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Boy learns from his grandpa in warm family tale.
By Andrew Weiner
(2018)
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The Poet X Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, haunting story of finding your voice and power.
By Elizabeth Acevedo
(2018)
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El Chupacabras Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Entertaining bilingual book plays with legend and language.
By Adam Rubin
(2018)
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A Girl Like That Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling tale of teen rebellion, tragedy in Saudi Arabia.
By Tanaz Bhathena
(2018)
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New Shoes Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Fun look at a preschooler's thrill of getting new shoes.
By Chris Raschka
(2018)
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Hello Hello Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Intro to wildlife at risk celebrates animals of all stripes.
By Brendan Wenzel
(2018)
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Hero at the Fall: Rebel of the Sands, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting fantasy finale has lots of action, some sex.
By Alwyn Hamilton
(2018)
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Fade to Us Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweet but predictable tale of family, friendship, and love.
By Julia Day
(2018)
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A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute story of two boy bunnies who get married.
By Jill Twiss
(2018)
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Time Jumpers: Five Kingdoms, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Series finale loses momentum but ends in heroic flourish.
By Brandon Mull
(2018)
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