Book Reviews

Bear Is a Bear Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Gorgeous illustrations and warm message of love over time.
By Jonathan Stutzman
(2021)
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Why We Fly Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Important story of teen activism starts strong but fizzles.
By Kimberly Jones, Gilly Segal
(2021)
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Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun rhymes and stunning illustrations for truck enthusiasts.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2021)
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Realm Breaker: Realm Breaker, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Slow-starting but riveting quest has potential to turn epic.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2021)
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The Hawthorne Legacy: The Inheritance Games, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intrigue, puzzles, new locations in exciting continuation.
By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
(2021)
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Be Strong: Be Kind, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 3+
Uplifting picture book shows strength comes in many forms.
By Pat Zietlow Miller
(2021)
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Radha & Jai's Recipe for Romance Book Poster Image
age 13+
Light, Indian-dance-themed romance has positive messages.
By Nisha Sharma
(2021)
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Take Me Home Tonight Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dramatic, fast-paced tale set in NYC highlights friendship.
By Morgan Matson
(2021)
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Sunshine and the Full Moon Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging werewolf mystery has a refreshing, sporty spin.
By Jon Robinson
(2021)
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Darling Baby Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Gentle, colorful call to celebrate the small things.
By Maira Kalman
(2021)
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Instructions for Dancing Book Poster Image
age 13+
Emotional, memorable tale of girl who has romantic visions.
By Nicola Yoon
(2021)
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Tokyo Ever After Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Romantic coming-of-ager is funny, breezy, but genuine.
By Emiko Jean
(2021)
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I Am Smart, I Am Blessed, I Can Do Anything! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Inspiring viral video comes to life in beautiful book.
By Alissa Holder, Zulekha Holder-Young
(2020)
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All the Things We Never Knew Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense, emotional novel about first love, family secrets.
By Liara Tamani
(2021)
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Flamefall: The Aurelian Cycle, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Complex dragon-fantasy sequel has intrigue, excitement.
By Rosaria Munda
(2021)
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Victories Greater Than Death: Unstoppable, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Awesome space opera offers action and laughs.
By Charlie Jane Anders
(2021)
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Muse Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen comes into power in suspenseful alternative history.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2021)
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Bones of a Saint Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Resourceful teen faces gang in exciting coming-of-age tale.
By Grant Farley
(2021)
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Girls with Rebel Souls: Girls with Sharp Sticks, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Feminist thriller has smart messages but few thrills.
By Suzanne Young
(2021)
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Love Is a Revolution Book Poster Image
age 13+
Charming story of teen trying on new identities.
By Renée Watson
(2021)
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