Book Reviews

The Last Story of Mina Lee Book Poster Image
age 17+
Heartbreaking mother-daughter tale has lots of violence.
By Nancy Jooyoun Kim
(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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We Will Rock Our Classmates: Penelope, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
T. rex faces performance anxiety in funny, colorful tale.
By Ryan T. Higgins
(2020)
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Outside In Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous but moody images contrast with joy of outdoors.
By Deborah Underwood
(2020)
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When You Are Brave Book Poster Image
age 4+
Scared girl finds courage within herself in inspiring tale.
By Pat Zietlow Miller
(2019)
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Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match / Marisol McDonald no combina Book Poster Image
age 4+
Biracial girl embraces her uniqueness in charming story.
By Monica Brown
(2011)
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You Matter Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautiful message of self-worth has gorgeous illustrations.
By Christian Robinson
(2020)
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From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea Book Poster Image
age 4+
Loving fantasy tale of gender, identity, and acceptance.
By Kai Cheng Thom
(2017)
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Lift Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sibling rivalry softens amid rich images, magic elevator.
By Minh Le
(2020)
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¡Vamos! Let's Go Eat! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Delectable food truck journey has tons of Spanish vocab.
By Raul the Third
(2020)
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The Cool Bean Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet, whimsical tale encourages empathy and kindness.
By Jory John
(2020)
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Chapter Two is Missing Book Poster Image
age 4+
Witty illustrations help bring funny mystery to life.
By Josh Lieb
(2019)
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My Papi Has a Motorcycle Book Poster Image
age 4+
A thrilling ride celebrates love and Latinx culture.
By Isabel Quintero
(2019)
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Tiny Travelers Mexico Treasure Quest Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful search-and-find journey through Mexico.
By Steven Wolfe Pereira
(2019)
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Truman Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Tender story of brave pet's devotion to his missing girl.
By Jean Reidy
(2019)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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Saturday Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Superb art, lovely story about coping with disappointment.
By Oge Mora
(2019)
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Hey Grandude! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Grandfather takes kids to far-away places in magical romp.
By Paul McCartney
(2019)
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Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gorgeous, upbeat book about strength in our differences.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2019)
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The Someone New Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Critters accept a snail looking for a new home in warm tale.
By Jill Twiss
(2019)
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