Book Reviews

Shout Book Poster Image
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Poignant, poetic memoir about healing from sexual assault.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2019)
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
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Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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The Girl King Book Poster Image
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Action-filled fantasy series off to a violent start.
By Mimi Yu
(2019)
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Unclaimed Baggage Book Poster Image
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Sweet romance underscores bonds of friendship.
By Jen Doll
(2018)
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An Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason Book Poster Image
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So-so historical fiction has romance and intrigue.
By Virginia Boecker
(2018)
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Sawkill Girls Book Poster Image
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Teens hunt shape-shifting beast in eerie fantasy thriller.
By Claire Legrand
(2018)
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The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy Book Poster Image
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Entertaining sequel has strong girl-power messages.
By Mackenzi Lee
(2018)
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Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Book Poster Image
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Unforgettable story of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
(2018)
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Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution Book Poster Image
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Empowering practical guide to becoming a social activist.
By Kaelyn Rich
(2018)
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The Brink of Darkness: The Edge of Everything, Book 2 Book Poster Image
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Gripping, romantic, edgy fantasy sequel does not disappoint.
By Jeff Giles
(2018)
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Monday's Not Coming Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping thriller about a girl disappearing without a trace.
By Tiffany D. Jackson
(2018)
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The Universe Is Expanding and So Am I Book Poster Image
age 14+
Long-awaited sequel should satisfy fans of Book 1.
By Carolyn Mackler
(2018)
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The Beloved Wild Book Poster Image
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Adventure, romance in absorbing historical fiction.
By Melissa Ostrom
(2018)
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Stay Sweet Book Poster Image
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Heartwarming summer tale promotes perseverance and teamwork.
By Siobhan Vivian
(2018)
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Losers Bracket Book Poster Image
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Families and worlds collide in gritty story of a foster kid.
By Chris Crutcher
(2018)
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Blood Water Paint Book Poster Image
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Teen artist fights rapist in riveting tale of 1610 Rome.
By Joy McCullough
(2018)
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Tess of the Road Book Poster Image
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Richly textured fantasy addresses #MeToo issues.
By Rachel Hartman
(2018)
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Calling My Name Book Poster Image
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Beautiful, honest look at the journey from girl to woman.
By Liara Tamani
(2017)
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Where I Live Book Poster Image
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Uplifting story of fearless, homeless teen in high school.
By Brenda Rufener
(2018)
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Unearthed Book Poster Image
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Teens explore alien ruins in pulse-pounding sci-fi thriller.
By Meagan Spooner, Amie Kaufman
(2018)
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