Book Reviews

The Last Cuentista Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl preserves history on new planet in fresh sci-fi twist.
By Donna Barba Higuera
(2021)
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How to Find What You're Not Looking For Book Poster Image
age 10+
Remarkable, intimate exploration of ethnic identity.
By Veera Hiranandani
(2021)
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Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party's Promise to the People Book Poster Image
age 12+
Informative, inspiring history of the Black Power movement.
By Kekla Magoon
(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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Kaleidoscope Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting collection of story fragments traces love and loss.
By Brian Selznick
(2021)
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The Other Talk: Reckoning With Our White Privilege Book Poster Image
age 12+
Heartfelt, scattershot reflection on privilege and bias.
By Brendan Kiely
(2021)
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Pax: Journey Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy and fox struggle, heal in gripping, heart-filled sequel.
By Sara Pennypacker
(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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Hello (From Here) Book Poster Image
age 12+
Witty, sweet teen romance set in the early days of COVID.
By Chandler Baker, Wesley King
(2021)
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The Downstairs Girl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Chinese American teen fights prejudice in witty 1890s tale.
By Stacey Lee
(2019)
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Redemptor: Raybearer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Empress struggles to fulfill prediction in dazzling sequel.
By Jordan Ifueko
(2021)
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AfterMath Book Poster Image
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age 12+
School shooting haunts intense story of girl's grief.
By Emily Barth Isler
(2021)
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Run: Book One Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring continuation of Rep. John Lewis' biography.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2021)
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The Girl from the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen falls for aquatic shape-shifter in swoony romance.
By Molly Knox Ostertag
(2021)
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Call and Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter Book Poster Image
age 10+
Beautiful book of photojournalism covers BLM's roots.
By Veronica Chambers
(2021)
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The Champion: Contender, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cade fights aliens galore in action-stuffed finale.
By Taran Matharu
(2021)
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Six Crimson Cranes Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fascinating fantasy steeped in East Asian folklore.
By Elizabeth Lim
(2021)
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Best Nerds Forever Book Poster Image
age 10+
Ghostly mystery has humor, sadness, and surprising depth.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2021)
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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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