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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J.D. and the Hair Show Showdown: J.D. the Kid Barber, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, life lessons in tale of J.D.'s moment in spotlight.
By J. Dillard
(2021)
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The Moon and the Sun Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dense but compelling blend of history and fantasy.
By Vonda N. McIntyre
(1997)
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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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J.D. and the Family Business: J.D. the Kid Barber, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kid barber and his sister team up on covert video project.
By J. Dillard
(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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White Smoke Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Teen uncovers town secrets in edgy horror story.
By Tiffany D. Jackson
(2021)
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Squad Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent teen-werewolf tale has girl power, iffy messages.
By Maggie Tokuda-Hall
(2021)
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Cazadora: Wolves of No World, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Series builds momentum with pursuit of 1st female werewolf.
By Romina Garber
(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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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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Dark Rise Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Almost no one to root for in cruel, mature fantasy world.
By C.S. Pacat
(2021)
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She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engrossing look at first Latina Supreme Court justice.
By Meg Medina, Chelsea Clinton
(2021)
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Any Way the Wind Blows: Simon Snow Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Back to where it all began in funny, intense series finale.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2021)
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Gearbreakers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Teen warriors fight giant robots in slam-bang adventure.
By Zoe Hana Mikuta
(2021)
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What We Devour Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Bloody tale of ruthless young woman, magic, court intrigue.
By Linsey Miller
(2021)
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Summer in the City of Roses Book Poster Image
age 15+
Moving, sweet coming-of-ager with magical realism goes deep.
By Michelle Ruiz Keil
(2021)
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Baby & Solo Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Harrowing, funny, heart-filled saga of troubled '90s teens.
By Lisabeth Posthuma
(2021)
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Faraway Things Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Emotionally rich discovery tale has timeless look and feel.
By Dave Eggers
(2021)
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