Book Reviews

The Alphabet's Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 4+
In clever, creative book, alphabet is a family of letters.
By Chris Harris
(2021)
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I Talk Like a River Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful, personal tale of boy's struggles with stuttering.
By Jordan Scott
(2020)
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Her Body Can Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet body-positive book encourages body- and self-love.
By Katie Crenshaw, Ady Meschke
(2020)
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The Little Mermaid Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fresh fairy tale twist focuses on friendship, not romance.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2020)
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Black Is a Rainbow Color Book Poster Image
age 4+
Smart verse and bright art assert the sanctity of Blackness.
By Angela Joy
(2020)
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The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family Book Poster Image
age 4+
Vivid art, powerful story about sisters overcoming bigotry.
By Ibtihaj Muhammad, S.K. Ali
(2019)
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Victor and Nora: A Gotham Love Story Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen Mr. Freeze in compelling tale of star-crossed love.
By Lauren Myracle
(2020)
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The Enigma Game: Code Name Verity, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Harrowing, uplifting tale of planes, outsiders vs. Nazis
By Elizabeth Wein
(2020)
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Fangirl, Vol. 1: The Manga Book Poster Image
age 13+
Rainbow Rowell fans will love revisiting Cath's story.
By Rainbow Rowell, Sam Maggs
(2020)
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Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful tale of Black teen's search for revenge.
By Jason Reynolds
(2020)
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The Silvered Serpents: The Gilded Wolves, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Another dangerous treasure hunt in thrilling sequel.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2020)
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Furia Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Argentinian teen's exciting fight to reach her soccer dream.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(2020)
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Traitor: A Novel of World War II Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dark historical page-turner 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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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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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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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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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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