Book Reviews

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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The Raven King:  The Raven Cycle, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gorgeously written multilayered finale is simply magical.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2016)
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Bless the Beasts & Children Book Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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A Very Large Expanse of Sea Book Poster Image
age 13+
Muslim teen busts stereotypes in bitterly funny school tale.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2018)
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The Field Guide to the North American Teenager Book Poster Image
age 13+
Funny story of immigrant teen facing culture shock in U.S.
By Ben Philippe
(2020)
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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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Furia Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Argentinian teen's exciting fight to reach her soccer dream.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(2020)
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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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Darius & Twig Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Quiet, sometimes poetic story of teens' scholarship quest.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2013)
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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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Honor Girl Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Absorbing, bittersweet, same-sex camp romance.
By Maggie Thrash
(2015)
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Flying, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheerleader battles aliens in breezy action comedy.
By Carrie Jones
(2016)
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Devil's Advocate: The X-Files Origins, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
TV series fans will enjoy teen Scully-centered mystery.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2017)
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Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance Book Poster Image
age 13+
Uplifting memoir of teen Olympic medalist, ex-foster kid.
By Simone Biles, Michelle Burford
(2016)
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Warcross, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Winning teen girl drives cyberpunk virtual reality thriller.
By Marie Lu
(2017)
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Wildcard: Warcross, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Emika steers cyberpunk thriller duology to exciting finish.
By Marie Lu
(2018)
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Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen starts life of crime in action-packed graphic novel.
By Lauren Myracle
(2019)
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Shadow of the Batgirl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen assassin atones in sensitive tale of redemption.
By Sarah Kuhn
(2020)
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The Empire of Dreams Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girl of Fire and Thorns spin-off offers a new fab girl hero.
By Rae Carson
(2020)
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