Book Reviews

I Am Every Good Thing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dynamic art, poetry enhance vivid celebration of Black boys.
By Derrick Barnes
(2020)
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I Am Love Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Charming book in popular series has a big heart.
By Susan Verde
(2020)
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Jack Book Series Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun series, but few consequences for bunny's behavior.
By Mac Barnett
(2019)
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Exile from Eden Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teens tour the apocalypse in zany, touching sci-fi satire.
By Andrew Smith
(2019)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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Where Are You From? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lovely art frames lyrical answer to oft-asked question.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(2019)
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Rube Goldberg's Simple Normal Humdrum School Day Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny, STEM-inspired story about reaction contraptions.
By Jennifer George
(2017)
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Ninth House Book Poster Image
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age 16+
YA author's adult fantasy has lots of drugs, sex, violence.
By Leigh Bardugo
(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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Kingsbane: Empirium, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Thrilling, long sequel is full of steamy romance, violence.
By Claire Legrand
(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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Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful historical picture book has stunning art.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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The Nowhere Girls Book Poster Image
age 16+
Teens aim to end school's rape culture in empowering tale.
By Amy Reed
(2017)
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers Book Poster Image
age 5+
Mister Rogers' songs stand up as uplifting, fun poems.
By Fred Rogers
(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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Circle Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Circle faces fear of the dark and of the other in cute tale.
By Mac Barnett
(2019)
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Home After Dark Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Powerful graphic novel explores issues of abandonment.
By David Small
(2018)
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The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princesses learn to be heroes in fun science fair romp.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2018)
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Good Rosie! Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Lonely dog makes friends in relatable picture book.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2018)
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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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