Book Reviews

Streetcar to Justice: How Elizabeth Jennings Won the Right to Ride in New York Book Poster Image
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Inspiring story of resisting segregation in 1850s New York.
By Amy Hill Hearth
(2018)
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Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting history of women winning voting rights.
By Susan Zimet
(2018)
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Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thoughtful memoir by basketball star and civil rights icon.
By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
(2017)
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Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Vivid photos, clear text bring heroic protest to life.
By Larry Dane Brimner
(2018)
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Lumberjanes:  Unicorn Power! (Lumberjanes #1) Book Poster Image
age 10+
Spirited comics-based novel has girl power to the max.
By Mariko Tamaki
(2017)
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The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deeply informative, reassuring puberty handbook for girls.
By Dr. Cara Natterson
(2013)
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The Caldera: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slow start builds to exciting with pirates and a volcano.
By John Flanagan
(2017)
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A Sky Full of Stars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting conclusion to teen's saga in 1955 Mississippi.
By Linda Williams Jackson
(2018)
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Adventures from the Land of Stories: The Mother Goose Diaries and Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty Book Poster Image
age 10+
Hilarious, weird, edgy companions to fairy tale series.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
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Whichwood Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Lush, dark fantasy has magical teens, ghosts, the undead.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2017)
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This Is Our Constitution: Discover America with a Gold Star Father Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring, thoughtful text on American ideals, government.
By Khizr Khan
(2017)
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The Ship of the Dead: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Doomsday-thwarting excitement in a banana-yellow ship.
By Rick Riordan
(2017)
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Spy School Secret Service: Spy School, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Distrust and nonstop peril make for thrilling adventure.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2017)
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My Brigadista Year Book Poster Image
age 10+
Compelling tale of teen literacy volunteer in 1961 Cuba.
By Katherine Paterson
(2017)
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The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora Book Poster Image
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Vibrant, touching story of lovelorn teen finding his voice.
By Pablo Cartaya
(2017)
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Pashmina Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-hearted graphic novel explores Indian culture.
By Nidhi Chanani
(2017)
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Ghosts of Greenglass House Book Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging, spooky sequel has lots of charm and chills.
By Kate Milford
(2017)
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The Assassin's Curse: Blackthorn Key, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teen heroes spy on court of Louis XIV in gripping volume.
By Kevin Sands
(2017)
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Patina: Track, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl learns teamwork on track, at home in engaging sequel.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
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Swing It, Sunny Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, affecting graphic novel shows power of positivity.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2017)
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