Book Reviews

The Firebird Song Book Poster Image
age 8+
Mythic coming-of-age adventure pits hope against fear.
By Arnée Flores
(2021)
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Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey Book Poster Image
age 8+
Endearing illustrated story highlights courage, friendship.
By Erin Entrada Kelly
(2021)
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The Last Fallen Star: Gifted Clans, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical fantasy romp has awesome Korean American girl lead.
By Graci Kim
(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 Messengers: The Greystone Secrets, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids crack codes on coins in clever series conclusion.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(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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Billy Miller Makes a Wish Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny family story has warmth, sibling strife, kindness.
By Kevin Henkes
(2021)
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The House That Wasn't There Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging story of loss, friendship, and a mystery to solve.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2021)
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Rescue Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Suspenseful drama of escape from Nazi occupation in WWII.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2021)
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Endling #3: The Only Book Poster Image
age 8+
Stirring, triumphant finale to species extinction series.
By Katherine Applegate
(2021)
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When You Trap a Tiger Book Poster Image
age 8+
Superb family tale of loss has mystery, folklore, sadness.
By Tae Keller
(2020)
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Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre Book Poster Image
age 8+
Illuminating retelling of a tragic American event.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2021)
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Root Magic Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Girl discovers her power in tender fantasy novel.
By Eden Royce
(2021)
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A Wish in the Dark Book Poster Image
age 8+
Dazzling, Thai-inspired riff on Les Mis has big heart.
By Christina Soontornvat
(2021)
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Amari and the Night Brothers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl finds her magic in fun fantasy full of surprises.
By B.B. Alston
(2021)
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Shaking Up the House Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, prank-filled story set in White House has tween appeal.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(2021)
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Clues to the Universe Book Poster Image
age 8+
Two friends look for fathers, reach for stars in brave tale.
By Christina Li
(2021)
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WolfWalkers: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 8+
Daring Irish girls use magic to save wolves in lively tale.
By Samuel Sattin, Tomm Moore
(2020)
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All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Book Poster Image
age 8+
Compelling, exciting, educational story of 2018 cave rescue.
By Christina Soontornvat
(2020)
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