Book Reviews

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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Trick or Treat, Crankenstein Book Poster Image
age 4+
Splashy colors and relatable moods make a fun read-aloud.
By Samantha Berger
(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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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful, lyrical story inspires children to create change.
By Amanda Gorman
(2021)
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My Two Border Towns Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful, timely tale of life and hope along the border.
By David Bowles
(2021)
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The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet take on stress of picking the best Halloween costume.
By Jory John
(2021)
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Time for School, Little Blue Truck Book Poster Image
age 4+
Blue helps a friend in need in cheerful school tale.
By Alice Schertle
(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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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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The One and Only Sparkella Book Poster Image
age 4+
Father-daughter bond shines with glittery goodness.
By Channing Tatum
(2021)
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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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Paletero Man Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Refreshing tale celebrates Chicano culture and community.
By Lucky Diaz
(2021)
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Hair Twins Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Warm story of family connection and Sikh hair traditions.
By Raakhee Mirchandani
(2021)
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Star of the Party: The Solar System Celebrates! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute, funny approach to information about the solar system.
By Jan Carr
(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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The Rock from the Sky Book Poster Image
age 4+
Earthy illustrations, dry humor make for great read-aloud.
By Jon Klassen
(2021)
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