Book Reviews

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age 4+
Love wins in sweet, unconventional wedding tale.
By J.J. Austrian
(2016)
age 12+
Magical fantasy a fine escape for fans.
By Sarah Fine
(2016)
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age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
age 12+
Powerful, intense tale of slave life near end of Civil War.
By Jon Walter
(2016)
age 12+
Soul-gripping story of teen's grief and hope.
By Jason Reynolds
(2015)
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age 4+
Fun, upbeat story of a boy, a trombone, and jazz.
By Troy Andrews
(2015)
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
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age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
age 12+
Taut time-travel adventure-romance explores race, sex bias.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2016)
age 4+
Fun, personalized tale of kid's quest to find lost name.
By David Cadji-Newby
(2015)
age 4+
Mimicking monkeys pursue peddler in sequel true to classic.
By Esphyr Slobodkina, Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer
(2015)
age 12+
Funny, charming look at ups and downs of boy's second year.
By David Lubar
(2015)
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age 12+
Quirky, compelling tale of schizophrenic teen on quest.
By Martine Leavitt
(2015)
age 12+
Ballerina's frank, inspiring tale of perseverance and hope.
By Michaela DePrince
(2014)
age 4+
Sensitive story of using art to process difficult emotions.
By Cathleen Daly
(2014)
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age 12+
Poignant, thoughtful tale of teen's loss, grief, recovery.
By Edwidge Danticat
(2015)
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age 12+
Fresh cyberthriller explores dark side of social media.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2015)
age 4+
Restless pup falls asleep in lyrical bedtime story.
By Mary Lyn Ray
(2015)
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age 12+
Solid standalone fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore.
By Richelle Mead
(2015)
age 4+
Neighbors come together in lively urban Christmas tale.
By Sonia Manzano
(2015)

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