Book Reviews

Malala's Magic Pencil Book Poster Image
age 5+
Nobel winner tells what inspired activism in relatable tale.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2017)
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The 57 Bus Book Poster Image
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age 13+
True story of teens' fateful encounter and its aftermath.
By Dashka Slater
(2017)
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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Book Poster Image
age 13+
Realistic, compelling coming-of-age stories of black teens.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2019)
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Internment Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teens fight back in chilling, timely dystopian thriller.
By Samira Ahmed
(2019)
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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl takes on city hall in fun, diverse tale of persistence.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
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Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dramatic story of forgotten teen civil rights hero.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(2009)
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The Light in Hidden Places Book Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting true tale of Polish teen, Jewish family, Holocaust.
By Sharon Cameron
(2020)
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Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement Book Poster Image
age 13+
Inspiring story of teens who organized March for Our Lives.
By The Founders of March for Our Lives
(2018)
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Kent State Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful novel-in-verse tells story of university shooting.
By Deborah Wiles
(2020)
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How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation Book Poster Image
age 13+
30 creative voices inspire teens to shape a better world.
By Maureen Johnson
(2018)
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The Fire Next Time Book Poster Image
age 13+
Baldwin's essays are essential reading to understand racism.
By James Baldwin
(1963)
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I Am One: A Book of Action Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring book celebrates the power of one.
By Susan Verde
(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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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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All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring story of activist and disability rights movement.
By Annette Bay Pimentel
(2020)
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A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart Book Poster Image
age 5+
Powerful poem reflects on Black Americans' emotional story.
By Zetta Elliott
(2021)
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Saving American Beach Book Poster Image
age 5+
Impressive true tale of woman who protected inclusive beach.
By Heidi Tyline King
(2021)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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What Can a Citizen Do? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Timely book on citizenship engages kids on their level.
By Dave Eggers
(2018)
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Watch Us Rise Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring teen activists join forces in sweet friends tale.
By Renée Watson, Ellen Hagan
(2019)
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