Book Reviews

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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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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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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Grumpy Monkey Oh, No! Christmas Book Poster Image
age 3+
Mad monkey learns gratitude with funny, expressive images.
By Suzanne Lang
(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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Any Way the Wind Blows: Simon Snow Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Back to where it all began in funny, intense series finale.
By Rainbow Rowell
(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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Baby & Solo Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Harrowing, funny, heart-filled saga of troubled '90s teens.
By Lisabeth Posthuma
(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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Anna K Away Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Less sex and drugs in engaging, thoughtful sequel.
By Jenny Lee
(2021)
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Blessed Monsters: Something Dark and Holy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Satisfying trilogy ender has monster romance, gory violence.
By Emily A. Duncan
(2021)
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Firekeeper's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 15+
Native American teen vs. meth cartel in riveting thriller.
By Angeline Boulley
(2021)
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Nubia: Real One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Wonder Woman's Black twin fights injustice in urgent tale.
By L. L. McKinney
(2021)
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All the Tides of Fate: All the Stars and Teeth, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Queen is unworthy of her cool magical world in finale.
By Adalyn Grace
(2021)
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Winterkeep: Graceling Realm, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating fantasy high in discussion-worthy sex content.
By Kristin Cashore
(2021)
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Grumpy Monkey: Up All Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
Funny take on sleepovers has insight, great illustrations.
By Suzanne Lang
(2020)
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Julián at the Wedding Book Poster Image
age 3+
Julián and friend find fun, magic in sweet, affirming tale.
By Jessica Love
(2020)
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Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure Book Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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Blood & Honey: Serpent & Dove, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Witchy sequel enchants yet has serious stumbles.
By Shelby Mahurin
(2020)
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The Lost Book of the White: The Eldest Curses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Shadowhunter spin-off loses momentum while fighting demons.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2020)
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