Book Reviews

The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring biography of American hero and activist.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2022)
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Too Bright to See Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gender identity and death lovingly explored in spooky story.
By Kyle Lukoff
(2021)
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Call Us What We Carry Book Poster Image
age 10+
Timeless poetry tackles 2020 events, pandemic.
By Amanda Gorman
(2021)
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Stacey's Extraordinary Words Book Poster Image
age 6+
Sweet story encourages perseverance, spotlights diversity.
By Stacey Abrams
(2021)
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Children of the Fox: Thieves of Shadow, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Young thieves vs. soul-stealing magic in thrilling fantasy.
By Kevin Sands
(2021)
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Ronan Boyle Into the Strangeplace: Ronan Boyle, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Ronan aims to clear his parents of a crime in wacky romp.
By Thomas Lennon
(2021)
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Out of My Heart Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Triumphant camp tale of girl with cerebral palsy.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2021)
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The Christmas Witch Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inventive story of Santa's long-lost twin sister.
By Dan Murphy, Aubrey Plaza
(2021)
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Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engaging story focuses on kindness, managing insecurities.
By Carter Higgins
(2021)
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How Do We Live? Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Timeless classic about learning to live an honorable life.
By Genzaburō Yoshino
(2021)
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Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance Book Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful poems celebrate a generation of Black women poets.
By Nikki Grimes
(2021)
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The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities: New Stories About Mythic Heroes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Ten mythology tales best for fans of the 10 authors' series.
By Rick Riordan, Carlos Hernandez, Roshani Chokshi, J. C. Cervantes, Yoon Ha Lee, Kwame Mbalia, Rebecca Roanhorse, Tehlor Kay Mejia, Sarwat Chadda, Graci Kim
(2021)
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Daughter of the Deep Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting undersea adventure has diverse cast, cool tech.
By Rick Riordan
(2021)
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The Last Cuentista Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl preserves history on new planet in fresh sci-fi twist.
By Donna Barba Higuera
(2021)
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How to Find What You're Not Looking For Book Poster Image
age 10+
Remarkable, intimate exploration of ethnic identity.
By Veera Hiranandani
(2021)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring stories of girls who became important Black women.
By Lilly Workneh
(2021)
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Pony Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Old-school Western meets ghost story in heart-filled quest.
By R.J. Palacio
(2021)
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Nina: A Story of Nina Simone Book Poster Image
age 6+
Bold story of famed singer's life and civil rights activism.
By Traci N. Todd
(2021)
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Pax: Journey Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy and fox struggle, heal in gripping, heart-filled sequel.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2021)
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The Last Mirror on the Left: Legendary Alston Boys, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky sci-fi adventure spotlights teen sleuths.
By Lamar Giles
(2020)
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