Book Reviews

Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard Book Poster Image
age 16+
Girl survives through smarts and magic in intense novel.
By Echo Brown
(2020)
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Cursed Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fierce woman leads reimagined, violent Arthurian tale.
By Thomas Wheeler
(2019)
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The Testaments: The Handmaid's Tale, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant, violent sequel is worthy of the orginal.
By Margaret Atwood
(2019)
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Juana & Lucas: Big Problems: Juan & Lucas, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Colombian girl adapts to family changes in charming sequel.
By Juana Medina
(2019)
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The Art of Losing Book Poster Image
age 16+
Authentic, realistic story of addiction, survival, sisters.
By Lizzy Mason
(2019)
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Sadie Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Raw thriller about a brutal crime and teen seeking justice.
By Courtney Summers
(2018)
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I Am Harriet Tubman: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 5+
Courage, doing the right thing are themes in thrilling bio.
By Brad Meltzer
(2018)
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Nice Try, Jane Sinner Book Poster Image
age 16+
Teen reinvents herself after suicide try in complex tale.
By Lianne Oelke
(2018)
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: The Classic Illustrated Storybook Book Poster Image
age 5+
Condensed telling of movie misses some of the magic.
By Kim Smith
(2017)
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A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White Book Poster Image
age 5+
Gentle bio of "Charlotte's Web" author is full of charm.
By Barbara Herkert
(2017)
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The Bad Mood and the Stick Book Poster Image
age 5+
Quirky, whimsical, insightful look at passing moods.
By Lemony Snicket
(2017)
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Zelda and Ivy Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun adventures of fox sisters with wild imaginations.
By Laura McGee Kvasnosky
(2014)
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Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively biography of the man who gave birth to kids' books.
By Michelle Markel
(2017)
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Book Poster Image
age 16+
Unforgettable story of young boy forced to become a killer.
By Ishmael Beah
(2007)
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Hey Jack! Series Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Kind boy and sweet stories are great for new readers.
By Sally Rippin
(2013)
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Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Irreverent twists on fairy tales keep new readers guessing.
By Noah Z. Jones
(2014)
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Super Fly: The World's Smallest Superhero!: Super Fly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
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How to Read a Story Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
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I Wish You More Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Feel the love in this cascade of whimsical wishes for kids.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
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Dear Mr. Washington Book Poster Image
age 5+
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
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