Book Reviews

Sula Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting, complex tale of friendship best for older teens.
By Toni Morrison
(1973)
Wolf Hollow Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween's search for justice is intense and beautiful.
By Lauren Wolk
(2016)
I Crawl Through It Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bizarre, brilliant, poignant tale of resilient teens.
By A.S. King
(2015)
The Accident Season Book Poster Image
age 14+
Haunting, beautiful tale of love, pain, and secrets.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2015)
Paperweight Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Beautifully written tale of teen with eating disorder.
By Meg Haston
(2015)
Go Set a Watchman Book Poster Image
age 12+
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
The Last Time We Say Goodbye Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen's heartrending journey after brother's suicide.
By Cynthia Hand
(2015)
Red Butterfly Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Heartbreaking, uplifting, lyrical orphan tale in free verse.
By A. L. Sonnichsen
(2015)
Half a World Away Book Poster Image
age 10+
Troubled adopted boy learns to open heart in moving tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2014)
Into That Forest Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
By Louis Nowra
(2013)
Friday Never Leaving Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gut-wrenching tale of grieving runaway is edgy, lyrical.
By Vikki Wakefield
(2013)
Love in the Time of Global Warming Book Poster Image
age 15+
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBTQ teens.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
Sense and Sensibility Book Poster Image
age 14+
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
By Jane Austen
(1811)
The Great Gatsby Book Poster Image
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age 14+
American classic captures romance, debauchery of Jazz Age.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
(1925)
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Book Poster Image
age 17+
Kesey's great madhouse epic best for older teens.
By Ken Kesey
(2002)
A Little Princess Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl's vivid imagination, kindness enrich all-time classic.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1998)
A Tale of Two Cities Book Poster Image
age 14+
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
By Charles Dickens
(1894)
Life of Pi Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
(2001)
The Handmaid's Tale Book Poster Image
age 16+
Gripping dystopian novel of religious state against women.
By Margaret Atwood
(1985)
I Capture the Castle Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating story of teen's eccentric English family.
By Dodie Smith
(2003)

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