Book Reviews

American Ace Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
Orbiting Jupiter Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Devastating, deeply moving story of love and resilience.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2015)
The Lost Songs Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling story of Southern teen surviving druggie mom.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(2011)
Secret Keeper Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Cultural peek into 1970s India through a girl's eyes.
By Mitali Perkins
(2009)
Wish You Were Here Book Poster Image
age 12+
Scattered, quirky summer vacation drama.
By Catherine Clark
(2008)
Imaginary Enemy Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Main character is hard to like in disjointed tale.
By Julie Gonzalez
(2008)
Frannie in Pieces Book Poster Image
age 12+
Honest look at teen's grief after her dad's death.
By Delia Ephron
(2007)
The Crying Rocks Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Slow-paced book about tough issues has supernatural spark.
By Janet Taylor Lisle
(2003)
Good Night, Mr. Tom Book Poster Image
age 12+
A devastatingly powerful, intense tale of abuse and love.
By Michelle Magorian
(1981)
Keeper of the Night Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl's story following mother's suicide.
By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2003)