Book Reviews

Martha Speaks: Shelter Dog Blues Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
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Blue Lily, Lily Blue: The Raven Cycle, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Brilliant installment in lyrical fantasy is unputdownable.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
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A Child of Books Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning art marks celebration of kids' classic literature.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2016)
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Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating, unforgettable collection of free-verse poems.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2018)
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Neverworld Wake Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark, gripping, time-shifting psychological thriller.
By Marisha Pessl
(2018)
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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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Jane, Unlimited Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.
By Kristin Cashore
(2017)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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Fangirl, Vol. 1: The Manga Book Poster Image
age 13+
Rainbow Rowell fans will love revisiting Cath's story.
By Rainbow Rowell, Sam Maggs
(2020)
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The Iron King: The Iron Fey, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
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The Librarian of Auschwitz Book Poster Image
age 13+
Unforgettable story of a teen heroine of the Holocaust.
By Antonio Iturbe
(2017)
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Bewitching: The Kendra Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Clever Cinderella twist picks brains over beauty.
By Alex Flinn
(2012)
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The Golden Lily: Bloodlines, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging Bloodlines sequel explores romance, friendship.
By Richelle Mead
(2012)
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Hunted Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong hunter-girl Beauty takes on Beast in this retelling.
By Meagan Spooner
(2017)
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Hamilton and Peggy: A Revolutionary Friendship Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging mix of history, romance set in Revolutionary War.
By L.M. Elliott
(2018)
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My Plain Jane Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheeky "Jane Eyre" remake is a ghosty romcom mystery.
By Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton
(2018)
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Pride Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sparkling multi-ethnic reimagining of "Pride and Prejudice."
By Ibi Zoboi
(2018)
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Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lyrical free-verse memoir set amid turbulent '60s and '70s.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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Nya's Long Walk: A Step at a Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Touching tale explores perseverance, clean water access.
By Linda Sue Park
(2019)
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This Time Will Be Different Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating story of teen confronting the racist past.
By Misa Sugiura
(2019)
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