Book Reviews

Victor and Nora: A Gotham Love Story Book Poster Image
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Teen Mr. Freeze in compelling tale of star-crossed love.
By Lauren Myracle
(2020)
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Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful tale of Black teen's search for revenge.
By Jason Reynolds
(2020)
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The Silvered Serpents: The Gilded Wolves, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Another dangerous treasure hunt in thrilling sequel.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2020)
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Punching the Air Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Jailed teen finds his voice in poignant novel in verse.
By Ibi Zoboi, Yusef Salaam
(2020)
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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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I'll Be the One Book Poster Image
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Body-positive teen seeks K-pop stardom in cute romcom.
By Lyla Lee
(2020)
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The Fire Next Time Book Poster Image
age 13+
Baldwin's essays are essential reading to understand racism.
By James Baldwin
(1963)
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The Lightness of Hands Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bipolar teen tries to help struggling dad in charming tale.
By Jeff Garvin
(2020)
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Nameless Queen Book Poster Image
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Clever heroine drives appealing fantasy of politics, magic.
By Rebecca McLaughlin
(2020)
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Song of the Crimson Flower Book Poster Image
age 13+
Absorbing companion story to Asian-inspired fantasy series.
By Julie C. Dao
(2019)
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Batman: Nightwalker: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed graphic thriller spotlights young Bruce Wayne.
By Marie Lu, Stuart Moore
(2019)
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The Kingdom Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Half-android girl questions authority in twisty thriller.
By Jess Rothenberg
(2019)
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The Marrow Thieves Book Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful sci-fi tale of Natives hunted for bone marrow.
By Cherie Dimaline
(2017)
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Lovely War Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Poignant World War I romance weaves in jazz, Greek gods.
By Julie Berry
(2019)
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Watch Us Rise Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring teen activists join forces in sweet friends tale.
By Renée Watson, Ellen Hagan
(2019)
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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Book Poster Image
age 13+
Realistic, compelling coming-of-age stories of black teens.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2019)
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Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement Book Poster Image
age 13+
Inspiring story of teens who organized March for Our Lives.
By The Founders of March for Our Lives
(2018)
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The Boneless Mercies Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense, gender-bent Beowulf tale is a riveting adventure.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2018)
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Bridge of Clay Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Expansive, touching saga of Aussie family's losses, loves.
By Markus Zusak
(2018)
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A Heart in a Body in the World Book Poster Image
age 13+
Emotional story of girl's journey after tragedy.
By Deb Caletti
(2018)
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