Book Reviews

Amelia's Middle-School Graduation Yearbook Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
By Marissa Moss
(2015)
Wish Girl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March Book Poster Image
age 10+
Vivid recollections of a teen girl in the Selma march.
By Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley
(2015)
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
(2014)
The Dumbest Idea Ever Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, affecting memoir of growing up crazy for comics.
By Jimmy Gownley
(2014)
Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring autobiography by Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas.
By Gabrielle Douglas, Michelle Burford
(2012)
Liar & Spy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brave misfit tames fears in inspiring, surprising novel.
By Rebecca Stead
(2012)
The Hot List Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A fresh look at tween obsession with being in the in crowd.
By Hillary Homzie
(2011)
The Schwa Was Here Book Poster Image
age 10+
Going unnoticed isn't always fun.
By Neal Shusterman
(2004)
This Means War Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle look into gender roles; age-appropriate for tweens.
By Ellen Wittlinger
(2010)
The Kind of Friends We Used to Be Book Poster Image
age 10+
Accurate and heartwarming story about tween friendship.
By Frances O'Roark Dowell
(2009)
The Goats Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Camp tale gives readers a lot to think about.
By Brock Cole
(2005)