Book Reviews

Stuntboy, in the Meantime Book Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging, thoughtful story of changing family has great art.
By Jason Reynolds
(2021)
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The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Book Poster Image
age 7+
Emotional reframing of U.S. history, slavery, and rebirth.
By Nikole Hannah-Jones, Renée Watson
(2021)
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The Kids of Cattywampus Street Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, offbeat short stories filled with fun absurdities.
By Lisa Jahn-Clough
(2021)
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Egg Marks the Spot: Skunk and Badger, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, whimsical adventure of friendship and rocks.
By Amy Timberlake
(2021)
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The People Remember Book Poster Image
age 7+
Emotional book ties 500-year history to Kwanzaa principles.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2021)
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We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know Book Poster Image
age 7+
Powerful book about survival, strength of Native Nations.
By Traci Sorell
(2021)
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The Eyemonger Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Creepy but thought-provoking tale about safety and privacy.
By Daniel J. Solove
(2021)
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Ways to Grow Love: Ryan Hart, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun tale of Ryan's eventful summer with family and friends.
By Renée Watson
(2021)
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Ivy + Bean Get to Work!: Ivy + Bean, Book 12 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Treasure hunt fuels frustration, friendship in fun finale.
By Annie Barrows
(2021)
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Bad Kitty Goes on Vacation Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, satirical theme park adventure on colorful pages.
By Nick Bruel
(2020)
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Cat Kid Comic Club, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, irreverent characters share poop jokes, life lessons.
By Dav Pilkey
(2020)
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The Last Story of Mina Lee Book Poster Image
age 17+
Heartbreaking mother-daughter tale has lots of violence.
By Nancy Jooyoun Kim
(2020)
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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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Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Feelings, and YOU Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inclusive, lively guide to bodies, touch for older kids.
By Cory Silverberg
(2015)
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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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Scientists Get Dressed Book Poster Image
age 7+
Info-packed look at what scientists wear to do their jobs.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2019)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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Captain Underpants Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, irreverent series delights with action, wedgie jokes.
By Dav Pilkey
(1997)
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Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum Book Poster Image
age 7+
Horse guides kids on fun trip through art history.
By Dr. Seuss
(2019)
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The Boy Who Touched the Stars / El Niño Que Alcanzó las Estrellas Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring memoir of migrants' son who became astronaut.
By José M. Hernández
(2019)
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