Book Reviews

Boy21 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping, heartfelt coming-of-age tale sure to hook teens.
By Matthew Quick
(2012)
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Boxers & Saints Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting graphic-novel set is powerful historical fiction.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2013)
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The Magic School Bus Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Smart science-based series mixes facts and fun.
By Joanna Cole
(1986)
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Gilded Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Adventurous fantasy weaves Korean mythology, martial arts.
By Christina L. Farley
(2014)
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Dragon Hoops Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Cartoonist tracks winning season in riveting graphic novel.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2020)
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The Toll:  Arc of a Scythe, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Violent sci-fi thriller finale plays masterful endgame.
By Neal Shusterman
(2019)
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The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
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The Shadow Hero Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting take on a forgotten Asian American superhero.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2014)
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Thunderhead: Arc of a Scythe, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sci-fi chiller ups the action, twists in fast-paced sequel.
By Neal Shusterman
(2018)
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Baseball Is... Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Ode to America's pastime hits it out of the park.
By Louise Borden
(2014)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring tales of women pursuing dreams in a new land.
By Elena Favilli
(2020)
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The Cadet of Tildor Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl trains as elite soldier in sword-slashing fantasy.
By Alex Lidell
(2013)
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Prodigy: Legend, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed dystopian sci-fi sequel keeps suspense high.
By Marie Lu
(2013)
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Outside the Box Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Irreverent collection offers mind-opening poems for kids.
By Karma Wilson
(2014)
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Pulled Under: Sixteenth Summer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Surfer girl fears first-love wipeout in sweet romance.
By Michelle Dalton
(2014)
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Dove Arising Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Lunar military adventure has strong teen girl at center.
By Karen Bao
(2015)
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Space Taxi: Water Planet Rescue Book Poster Image
age 7+
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
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Scythe: Arc of a Scythe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Chilling concept fuels sci-fi thriller about life and death.
By Neal Shusterman
(2016)
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Wires and Nerve: The Lunar Chronicles Series, Vol. 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tough female droid fuels fun Lunar Chronicles graphic novel.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
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The Epic Crush of Genie Lo Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping fantasy with strong characters, humor, adventure.
By F.C. Yee
(2017)
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