Book Reviews

Battle Bunny Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Hilarious, boy-friendly action story for beginning readers.
By Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett
(2013)
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Super Fly: The World's Smallest Superhero!: Super Fly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
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The Kingdom of Wrenly Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun adventures of prince and friend in magical kingdom.
By Jordan Quinn
(2014)
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The Great Poochini Book Poster Image
age 5+
Pun-filled, engaging adventure.
By Gary Clement
(1999)
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Robot Zot! Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Energetic read that some parents may find too violent.
By Jon Scieszka
(2009)
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The Babysitter Murders Book Poster Image
age 14+
Inauthentic story explores mental illness, Internet rumors.
By Janet Ruth Young
(2011)
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The Joy Luck Club Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sweeping story of bicultural mother-daughter friction.
By Amy Tan
(1989)
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In Darkness Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent but riveting story of Haiti's past and present.
By Nick Lake
(2012)
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Beneath a Meth Moon Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen's emotional journey through loss, addiction, recovery.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2012)
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The Odyssey Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Essential, epic poem of Greek gods, monsters, and heroes.
By Homer
(1998)
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The Iliad Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.
By Homer
(2004)
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When We Wuz Famous Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty, moving tale of boy trying to escape his barrio past.
By Greg Takoudes
(2013)
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Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mesmerizing, gritty story of bullied Latina teen in NYC.
By Meg Medina
(2013)
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OCD Love Story Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Unique novel about OCD teens in love is disturbing but good.
By Corey Ann Haydu
(2013)
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If You Could Be Mine Book Poster Image
age 14+
Love story about two Iranian girls is sad but educational.
By Sara Farizan
(2013)
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A Spark Unseen Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Exciting sequel has romance, adventure, court intrigue.
By Sharon Cameron
(2013)
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Teen Spirit Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Romantic ghost story is light on chills and thrills.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2014)
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The Well's End Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Action, suspense fill fast-paced virus-outbreak tale.
By Seth Fishman
(2014)
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Why We Took the Car Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark humor, edgy details elevate teen road trip.
By Wolfgang Herrndorf
(2014)
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Love Letters to the Dead Book Poster Image
age 14+
Heartbreaking but beautiful novel about a sister's grief.
By Ava Dellaira
(2014)
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