Book Reviews

Ronan Boyle Into the Strangeplace: Ronan Boyle, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Ronan aims to clear his parents of a crime in wacky romp.
By Thomas Lennon
(2021)
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Out of My Heart Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Triumphant camp tale of girl with cerebral palsy.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2021)
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The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities: New Stories About Mythic Heroes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Ten mythology tales best for fans of the 10 authors' series.
By Rick Riordan, Carlos Hernandez, Roshani Chokshi, J. C. Cervantes, Yoon Ha Lee, Kwame Mbalia, Rebecca Roanhorse, Tehlor Kay Mejia, Sarwat Chadda, Graci Kim
(2021)
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Daughter of the Deep Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting undersea adventure has diverse cast, cool tech.
By Rick Riordan
(2021)
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Pony Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Old-school Western meets ghost story in heart-filled quest.
By R.J. Palacio
(2021)
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The Last Mirror on the Left: Alston Boys, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky sci-fi adventure spotlights teen sleuths.
By Lamar Giles
(2020)
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The Hidden Knife Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantastic fantasy world, cool gargoyles, but rushed story.
By Melissa Marr
(2021)
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Force of Fire: A Kingdom Beyond Novel Book Poster Image
age 10+
Demon-girl adventure has wackiness and heart.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2021)
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The Memory Thief: Thirteen Witches, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Ghostly series start celebrates friends, storytelling.
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(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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Oddity Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Boisterous fantasy features vivid teen girl hero.
By Eli Brown
(2021)
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Amber & Clay Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Lyrical, epic tale of ancient Greece is emotionally intense.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2021)
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The Raconteur's Commonplace Book: A Greenglass House Story Book Poster Image
age 10+
Delightful, eerie stories reveal hidden truths.
By Kate Milford
(2021)
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Charlie Thorne and the Lost City: Charlie Thorne, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fast, fun tale of young genius chasing Darwin's dark secret.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2021)
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The Fowl Twins Deny All Charges: The Fowl Twins, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sequel is full of wild characters and exciting exploits.
By Eoin Colfer
(2020)
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Off to See the Sea Book Poster Image
age 2+
Charming bath time book shows the power of pretend.
By Nikki Grimes
(2021)
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Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy: The Chronicles of Never After, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively fairy tale romp explores adoption, bullying, magic.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2020)
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Hatch: The Overthrow, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Half-alien teens fight back in violent, overstuffed sequel.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2020)
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Girl Giant and the Monkey King Book Poster Image
age 10+
Middle school girl uses trickster god's help in fun fantasy.
By Van Hoang
(2020)
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Reader's Edition Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring true tale of invention packs heart and hope.
By William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer
(2016)
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