Book Reviews

The Scorpio Races Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bloodthirsty horses star in thrilling coming-of-age tale.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2011)
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A Raisin in the Sun Book Poster Image
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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Romeo and Juliet Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tragic teen love story stands the test of time.
By William Shakespeare
(2004)
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All the Right Stuff Book Poster Image
age 13+
Challenging ideas, big issues buoy story of Harlem teen.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2012)
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Shade's Children Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Relentless tale of future warfare asks disturbing questions.
By Garth Nix
(1998)
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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horror stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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Something Strange and Deadly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling fantasy mixes mystery, Victorian romance, zombies.
By Susan Dennard
(2012)
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Dodger Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever adventure depicts Victorian streets with sly humor.
By Terry Pratchett
(2012)
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Bad Kitty School Daze Book Poster Image
age 7+
Hilarious fun when cranky Kitty goes to obedience school.
By Nick Bruel
(2013)
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Giants Beware! Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
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The Archived Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imaginative fantasy mystery for teens tackles grief, death.
By Victoria Schwab
(2013)
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The Boxcar Children Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging classic mystery series great for beginning readers.
By Gertrude Chandler Warner
(1942)
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The Wainscott Weasel Book Poster Image
age 7+
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
By Tor Seidler
(1993)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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Soar, Elinor! Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Exciting bio of '20s female pilot who found fame with stunt.
By Tami Lewis Brown
(2010)
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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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Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble Book Poster Image
age 7+
Zany hijinks disguise terrific storytelling lesson.
By Nick Bruel
(2014)
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Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fascinating profiles celebrate women of American Revolution.
By Cokie Roberts
(2014)
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Midwinterblood Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark fantasy chronicles a love that transcends time, death.
By Marcus Sedgwick
(2013)
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