Book Reviews

Paradise on Fire Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Girl heals from trauma, beats fears in triumphant novel.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2021)
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The Moon and the Sun Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dense but compelling blend of history and fantasy.
By Vonda N. McIntyre
(1997)
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Dungeons & Dragons: Dungeon Academy: No Humans Allowed! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave, noble girl fights for family in fun fantasy romp.
By Madeleine Roux
(2021)
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Fast Pitch Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Girl seeks championship and the truth in gripping story.
By Nic Stone
(2021)
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Genius Camp: The Smartest Kid in the Universe, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brainy kids vs. genius villain in wacky, fast-paced sequel.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2021)
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City of Dragons: The Awakening Storm Book Poster Image
age 8+
Curious kids care for baby water dragon in fun adventure.
By Jaimal Yogis
(2021)
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White Smoke Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Teen uncovers town secrets in edgy horror story.
By Tiffany D. Jackson
(2021)
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Squad Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent teen-werewolf tale has girl power, iffy messages.
By Maggie Tokuda-Hall
(2021)
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The Last Chance for Logan County: Legendary Alston Boys, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Feisty detectives fight monsters in wacky adventure.
By Lamar Giles
(2021)
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Shadowghast: Legends of Eerie-on-Sea, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Series keeps up spooky suspense as townsfolk go missing.
By Thomas Taylor
(2021)
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Cazadora: Wolves of No World, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Series builds momentum with pursuit of 1st female werewolf.
By Romina Garber
(2021)
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The Christmas Pig Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky holiday odyssey helps boy cope with loss and divorce.
By J. K. Rowling
(2021)
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Final Season Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Lots of teamwork and action in touching football story.
By Tim Green
(2021)
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Dark Rise Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Almost no one to root for in cruel, mature fantasy world.
By C.S. Pacat
(2021)
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We Are Family Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids fight to save their team in fun, light basketball tale.
By LeBron James, Andrea Williams
(2021)
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Sunny Makes a Splash: Sunny, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spunky girl gets summer job in charming graphic novel.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2021)
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Max Einstein: World Champions!: Max Einstein, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Teens tackle climate science in fun, fast-paced adventure.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2021)
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Pahua and the Soul Stealer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great girl lead in creative, magical, but violent epic.
By Lori M. Lee
(2021)
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Squirrel Do Bad: Trubble Town, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, slapstick graphic novel has kooky plot, word jokes.
By Stephan Pastis
(2021)
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Max Einstein: Saves the Future: Max Einstein, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast, fun, smart mystery is packed with adventure and heart.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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