Book Reviews

Traitor: A Novel of World War II Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dark historical page-turner of is thrilling and insightful.
By Amanda McCrina
(2020)
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The Farmer and the Monkey Book Poster Image
age 4+
Farmer gets a second unexpected circus guest in fun sequel.
By Marla Frazee
(2020)
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She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively stories of girls who broke barriers, smashed records.
By Chelsea Clinton
(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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Everyone Gets a Say Book Poster Image
age 4+
Forest pals show how democracy works in cute story.
By Jill Twiss
(2020)
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Igniting Darkness:  Courting Darkness, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Historical fiction series end bogs down in palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2020)
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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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Octopus Stew Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latinx culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
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Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment Book Poster Image
age 4+
Girl finds role model who looks like her in inspiring tale.
By Parker Curry, Jessica Curry
(2019)
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Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring, colorful story of senator's lifetime of work.
By Nikki Grimes
(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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Peanut Goes for the Gold Book Poster Image
age 4+
Super-positive hamster sets goal, delivers in upbeat tale.
By Jonathan Van Ness
(2020)
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Kamala and Maya's Big Idea Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sisters organize to build a playground in charming tale.
By Meena Harris
(2020)
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Star Daughter Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Vivid, unique fantasy highlights friendship, family.
By Shveta Thakrar
(2020)
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I Got the School Spirit Book Poster Image
age 4+
Spirited girl shines in joyful back-to-school book.
By Connie Schofield-Morrison
(2020)
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Joey: The Story of Joe Biden Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warm bio shows vice president as regular kid, born leader.
By Jill Biden
(2020)
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We Will Rock Our Classmates: Penelope, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
T. rex faces performance anxiety in funny, colorful tale.
By Ryan T. Higgins
(2020)
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I Promise Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Inspiring pledges encourage kids to try hard, aim high.
By LeBron James
(2020)
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Midnight Sun Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Same Twilight story, but from Edward's brooding perspective.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2020)
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Outside In Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous but moody images contrast with joy of outdoors.
By Deborah Underwood
(2020)
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