Book Reviews

Juliet Takes a Breath Book Poster Image
age 15+
College student navigates identities in funny, moving tale.
By Gabby Rivera
(2020)
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What Makes a Baby Book Poster Image
age 3+
Great book about babies for every kid and every family.
By Cory Silverberg
(2013)
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Thank You, Helpers: Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Grocery Workers, and More Who Care for Us Book Poster Image
age 3+
Happy rhymes, colors celebrate essential community workers.
By Patricia Hegarty
(2020)
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Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor Book Poster Image
age 15+
28-day program for teens, families to become anti-racist.
By Layla F. Saad
(2020)
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Parachutes Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful tale of immigration, privilege, and rape culture.
By Kelly Yang
(2020)
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We Are Water Protectors Book Poster Image
age 3+
Powerful words, vibrant images inspire care for the earth.
By Carole Lindstrom
(2020)
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Cannonball Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm story of individuality and achieving a perfect splash.
By Sacha Cotter
(2020)
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Missing Daddy Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Gentle message of caring for child of an imprisoned father.
By Mariame Kaba
(2019)
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Ruthless Gods: Something Dark and Holy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Thrilling, chilling sequel in Slavic gothic fantasy trilogy.
By Emily A. Duncan
(2020)
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We Are Not from Here Book Poster Image
age 15+
Haunting and unforgettable story of fleeing teen refugees.
By Jenny Torres Sanchez
(2020)
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Red Hood Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Clever feminist spin on fairy tale honors power of women.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2020)
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Goodnight Moon/Buenas Noches, Luna 123: A Counting Book/Un Libro para Contar Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bedtime classic turned into fun bilingual counting book.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2020)
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Anna K: A Love Story Book Poster Image
age 15+
Lots of sex, drugs, partying in update of Tolstoy classic.
By Jenny Lee
(2020)
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The Shadows Between Us Book Poster Image
age 15+
Romantic fantasy has court intrigue, lots of frank sex talk.
By Tricia Levenseller
(2020)
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Tomorrow I'll Be Kind Book Poster Image
age 3+
Book about kindness is beautiful but preachy.
By Jessica Hische
(2020)
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Not So Pure and Simple Book Poster Image
age 15+
Hilarious tale of teen sexual and romantic drama.
By Lamar Giles
(2020)
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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me Book Poster Image
age 15+
Beautiful graphic novel about relationships and self-worth.
By Mariko Tamaki
(2019)
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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lovely, relatable story of toddler delaying going to sleep.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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All the Days Past, All the Days to Come Book Poster Image
age 15+
Young woman finds independence in compelling saga finale.
By Mildred D. Taylor
(2020)
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19 Love Songs Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Emotional collection explores love from all angles.
By David Levithan
(2020)
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