Book Reviews

This One Summer Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
By Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki
(2014)
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Lucky Strikes Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Crazy schemes, sweetness in funny, poignant Depression tale.
By Louis Bayard
(2016)
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Saints and Misfits Book Poster Image
age 13+
Empowering tale of Muslim girl standing up to assaulter.
By S.K. Ali
(2017)
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Kids Like Us Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Stirring, romantic first-love tale of boy with autism.
By Hilary Reyl
(2017)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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The Field Guide to the North American Teenager Book Poster Image
age 13+
Funny story of immigrant teen facing culture shock in U.S.
By Ben Philippe
(2020)
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Second Chance Summer Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen faces dad's death, former crush in beautiful story.
By Morgan Matson
(2012)
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Darius the Great Deserves Better Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating tale of teen's first love, friendships, growth.
By Adib Khorram
(2020)
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Furia Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Argentinian teen's exciting fight to reach her soccer dream.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(2020)
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Monument 14 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Suspenseful survival story will grip teen readers.
By Emmy Laybourne
(2012)
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The Moon and More Book Poster Image
age 13+
Savvy coming-of-age tale is great for mature teens.
By Sarah Dessen
(2013)
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The Sound of Letting Go Book Poster Image
age 13+
Relatable tale in verse about life with brother with autism.
By Stasia Ward Kehoe
(2014)
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Darius & Twig Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Quiet, sometimes poetic story of teens' scholarship quest.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2013)
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Free to Fall Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Thought-provoking mystery explores free will and technology.
By Lauren Miller
(2014)
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Just Call My Name Book Poster Image
age 13+
True love, family vs. psycho killer in fast-paced thriller.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2014)
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Positive: Surviving My Bullies, Finding Hope, and Living to Change the World Book Poster Image
age 13+
Brave memoir about HIV offers new perspective and hope.
By Paige Rawl
(2014)
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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet tale of gay teen who comes out, takes chance on love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2015)
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Saint Anything Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sensitive romance digs deep into difficult relationships.
By Sarah Dessen
(2015)
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Kissing in America Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet, funny coming-of-age story about all kinds of love.
By Margo Rabb
(2015)
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Infinite In Between Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating tale of five teens who meet by chance.
By Carolyn Mackler
(2015)
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