Book Reviews

Midnight Train: Enchanter's Child, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Finale pulls into the station with adventure and heart.
By Angie Sage
(2021)
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We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know Book Poster Image
age 7+
Powerful book about survival, strength of Native Nations.
By Traci Sorell
(2021)
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Someone Builds the Dream Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely tribute to tradespeople has great art, musical text.
By Lisa Wheeler
(2021)
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The Eyemonger Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Creepy but thought-provoking tale about safety and privacy.
By Daniel J. Solove
(2021)
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Iggy Is the Hero of Everything: Iggy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Iggy digs himself into a hole lot of trouble.
By Annie Barrows
(2021)
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The Octopus Escapes Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively, colorful celebration of cleverness and homecoming.
By Maile Meloy
(2021)
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Last Gate of the Emperor Book Poster Image
age 8+
Afrofuture adventure hits its targets for sci-fi fans.
By Kwame Mbalia, Prince Joel Makonnen
(2021)
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Thrive: The Overthrow, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Nonstop action and mayhem in alien-invasion finale.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2021)
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Finding Junie Kim Book Poster Image
age 9+
Korean American girl fights racism in excellent, bold novel.
By Ellen Oh
(2021)
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Miles Morales: Shock Waves: Original Spider-Man Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teen superhero helps Puerto Rico in fun graphic novel.
By Justin A. Reynolds
(2021)
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J.D. and the Great Barber Battle Book Poster Image
age 6+
Superb, fun, nuanced story of family, friends, Black hair.
By J. Dillard
(2021)
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I Am Frida Kahlo: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively, appealing bio encourages being your unique self.
By Brad Meltzer
(2021)
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Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet Book Poster Image
age 14+
Bittersweet, mouthwatering Latinx coming-of-ager.
By Laekan Zea Kemp
(2021)
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Rock Star: Jada Jones, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kind, honest friendship tale shows girl's inner strength.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2017)
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Anna K Away Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Less sex and drugs in engaging, thoughtful sequel.
By Jenny Lee
(2021)
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Wish Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lost dog and lost girl save each other in heartfelt story.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2016)
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Wow in the World: The How and Wow of the Human Body Book Poster Image
age 8+
Podcast hosts' hilarious, superb body book for kids, tweens.
By Mindy Thomas, Guy Raz
(2021)
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Kate in Waiting Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Funny, breezy, diverse romcom stresses value of friendship.
By Becky Albertalli
(2021)
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Astronauts Zoom!: An Astronaut Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 2+
Cheerful pictures and the ABCs of life on the space station.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2021)
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I Sang You Down from the Stars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful tale of Indigenous mother preparing for new baby.
By Tasha Spillet-Sumner
(2021)
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