Book Reviews

Bear Came Along Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Bear finds he's not alone in fun, eye-opening adventure.
By Richard T. Morris
(2019)
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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me Book Poster Image
age 15+
Beautiful graphic novel about relationships and self-worth.
By Mariko Tamaki
(2019)
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Scary Stories for Young Foxes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Intense, violent horror adventure is riveting and haunting.
By Christian McKay Heidicker
(2019)
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The Witches Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy and his grandma fight scary witches in classic tale.
By Roald Dahl
(1983)
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Echoes Between Us Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teens haunted by more than ghosts in contrived romance.
By Katie McGarry
(2020)
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Nameless Queen Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever heroine drives appealing fantasy of politics, magic.
By Rebecca McLaughlin
(2020)
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Going Down Home with Daddy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Beautiful book about a very special family reunion.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2020)
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Jane Anonymous:  A Novel Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping, harrowing tale of captivity and recovery.
By Laurie Faria Stolarz
(2020)
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The Hand on the Wall: Truly Devious, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Boarding school mystery finale is a twisty paget-turner.
By Maureen Johnson
(2020)
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Double Bass Blues Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gorgeous story of a boy's excellence and the power of music.
By Andrea J. Loney
(2019)
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A Heart So Fierce and Broken: Cursebreaker, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting tale pits love and magic against cruelty and gore.
By Brigid Kemmerer
(2020)
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We Had to Be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport Book Poster Image
age 10+
Must-read true story of courage, heroism, and heartbreak.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2020)
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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lovely, relatable story of toddler delaying going to sleep.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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The Beautiful Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Steamy, atmospheric paranormal romance set in New Orleans.
By Renee Ahdieh
(2020)
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The Cool Bean Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet, whimsical tale encourages empathy and kindness.
By Jory John
(2020)
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Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring, graphic story of boy with facial differences.
By Magdalena Newman, Nathaniel Newman
(2020)
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Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream Book Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling history of an epic journey that changed America.
By Blair Imani
(2020)
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All the Days Past, All the Days to Come Book Poster Image
age 15+
Young woman finds independence in compelling saga finale.
By Mildred D. Taylor
(2020)
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The Best of Iggy Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny look at boy whose impulsive ideas get the best of him.
By Annie Barrows
(2020)
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Sunnyside Plaza Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant, complex disability tale best for mature readers.
By Scott Simon
(2020)
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