Book Reviews

We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler Book Poster Image
age 10+
Heart-stopping true story of students who resisted Nazis.
By Russell Freedman
(2016)
Love & Gelato Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen grapples with grief and first love in charming romance.
By Jenna Evans Welch
(2016)
The Secret Subway Book Poster Image
age 6+
Spectacular strange-but-true tale of first New York subway.
By Shana Corey
(2016)
Thanks for the Trouble Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing romance with fantasy twist; great for guys, gals.
By Tommy Wallach
(2016)
Girl Online Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Overlooks online safety, but tweens will swoon for romance.
By Zoe Sugg
(2014)
Girl Online: On Tour: Girl Online, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
YouTube star's second romance grows up a little.
By Zoe Sugg
(2015)
Salt to the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartbreaking WWII novel shows power of hope, connection.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2016)
The Love That Split the World Book Poster Image
age 13+
Absorbing romance stars time-traveling smart girl.
By Emily Henry
(2016)
The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring, educational story of 1800s civil rights heroes.
By Susan E. Goodman
(2016)
The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, and Harlem's Greatest Bookstore Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lively tale of store that aided civil rights struggle.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2015)
The Anatomical Shape of a Heart Book Poster Image
age 13+
Solid teen romance with smart, artsy heroes.
By Jenn Bennett
(2015)
First & Then Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Predictable but engaging high school romance.
By Emma Mills
(2015)
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping nonfiction account of Vietnam-era whistle-blowing.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2015)
Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bella/Edward are now Beau/Edyth. Great for gender-role talk.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2015)
Reawakened Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tedious romance, fun adventure with Egyptian gods, monsters.
By Colleen Houck
(2015)
Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower Book Poster Image
age 7+
Gorgeous, clever account of bold con artist's life.
By Greg Pizzoli
(2015)
Honor Girl Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Absorbing, bittersweet, same-sex camp romance.
By Maggie Thrash
(2015)
Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between Book Poster Image
age 13+
Soon-to-part lovers debate what-ifs in smart romance.
By Jennifer E. Smith
(2015)
Another Day Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thought-provoking, inventive teen romance with a twist.
By David Levithan
(2015)
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense nonfiction graphic novel chronicles 2005 disaster.
By Don Brown
(2015)

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