Book Reviews

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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Archibald Finch and the Lost Witches: Archibald Finch, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids battle scary monsters in adventurous series start.
By Michel Guyon
(2021)
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Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Siblings bicker their way through fun fantasy adventure.
By Samira Ahmed
(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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Playing the Cards You're Dealt Book Poster Image
age 9+
Boy faces his paternal legacy in heart-tugging tale.
By Varian Johnson
(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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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny stuff for any kid who's ever been awful at a sport.
By Jeff Kinney
(2021)
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Dust & Grim Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Sibs run funeral home for monsters in clever horror comedy.
By Chuck Wendig
(2021)
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Stowaway Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween and space pirates face perils in fast-moving epic.
By John David Anderson
(2021)
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Willa of Dark Hollow: Willa of the Wood, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Intense, exciting companion to environmental fantasy.
By Robert Beatty
(2021)
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Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive Book Poster Image
age 9+
Further adventures of fairy tale hero are not too hot.
By Chris Colfer
(2021)
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Curse of the Forgotten City: Emblem Island, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting high-seas magical, mythical adventure.
By Alex Aster
(2021)
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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 9+
Young WWII refugee's story told with warmth and wonder.
By Judith Kerr
(1971)
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Midnight Train: Enchanter's Child, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Finale pulls into the station with adventure and heart.
By Angie Sage
(2021)
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J.D. and the Great Barber Battle: J.D. the Kid Barber, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Superb, fun, nuanced story of family, friends, Black hair.
By J. Dillard
(2021)
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Wish Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lost dog and lost girl save each other in heartfelt story.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2016)
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Aru Shah at the City of Gold: Pandava, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Indian myth quest tale stays exciting in this volume.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2021)
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Merci Suárez Can't Dance: Merci Suárez, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Merci deals with racism, family, boys in delightful sequel.
By Meg Medina
(2021)
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Amina's Song: Amina's Voice, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Amina embraces heritage, helps refugees in charming tale.
By Hena Khan
(2021)
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