Book Reviews

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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Juliet Takes a Breath Book Poster Image
age 15+
College student navigates identities in funny, moving tale.
By Gabby Rivera
(2020)
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Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor Book Poster Image
age 15+
28-day program for teens, families to become anti-racist.
By Layla F. Saad
(2020)
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Red Hood Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Clever feminist spin on fairy tale honors power of women.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2020)
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All the Days Past, All the Days to Come Book Poster Image
age 15+
Young woman finds independence in compelling saga finale.
By Mildred D. Taylor
(2020)
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Ida B. Wells: Discovering History's Heroes Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring biography of courageous civil rights pioneer.
By Diane Bailey
(2019)
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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Like a Love Story Book Poster Image
age 15+
Emotional tale about self-acceptance set during AIDS crisis.
By Abdi Nazemian
(2019)
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The Red Scrolls of Magic: The Eldest Curses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature Shadowhunter series spin-off focuses on Alec, Magnus.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2019)
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Start Now! You Can Make a Difference Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring book cheers kids' efforts to make things better.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2018)
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The Legendary Miss Lena Horne Book Poster Image
age 7+
Solid intro to singer, movie star, civil rights activist.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2017)
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I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
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The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, and Harlem's Greatest Bookstore Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lively tale of store that aided civil rights struggle.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2015)
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Just One Day Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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