Book Reviews

The Last Cuentista Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl preserves history on new planet in fresh sci-fi twist.
By Donna Barba Higuera
(2021)
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The Christmas Pig Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky holiday odyssey helps boy cope with loss and divorce.
By J. K. Rowling
(2021)
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How to Find What You're Not Looking For Book Poster Image
age 10+
Remarkable, intimate exploration of ethnic identity.
By Veera Hiranandani
(2021)
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Final Season Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Lots of teamwork and action in touching football story.
By Tim Green
(2021)
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Pony Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Old-school Western meets ghost story in heart-filled quest.
By R.J. Palacio
(2021)
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We Are Family Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids fight to save their team in fun, light basketball tale.
By LeBron James, Andrea Williams
(2021)
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Pax: Journey Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy and fox struggle, heal in gripping, heart-filled sequel.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2021)
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Sunny Makes a Splash: Sunny, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spunky girl gets summer job in charming graphic novel.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2021)
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The Last Mirror on the Left: Alston Boys, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky sci-fi adventure spotlights teen sleuths.
By Lamar Giles
(2020)
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Max Einstein: World Champions!: Max Einstein, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Teens tackle climate science in fun, fast-paced adventure.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2021)
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Pahua and the Soul Stealer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great girl lead in creative, magical, but violent epic.
By Lori M. Lee
(2021)
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Squirrel Do Bad: Trubble Town, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, slapstick graphic novel has kooky plot, word jokes.
By Stephan Pastis
(2021)
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Max Einstein: Saves the Future: Max Einstein, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast, fun, smart mystery is packed with adventure and heart.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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Black Boy Joy Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming stories of Black boys by acclaimed Black authors.
By Kwame Mbalia
(2021)
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Call and Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter Book Poster Image
age 10+
Beautiful book of photojournalism covers BLM's roots.
By Veronica Chambers
(2021)
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Erik vs. Everything Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, heartfelt story about a boy facing his fears.
By Christina Uss
(2021)
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Time Villains: Time Villains, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tweens battle time-traveling pirates in exciting adventure.
By Victor Piñeiro
(2021)
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Best Nerds Forever Book Poster Image
age 10+
Ghostly mystery has humor, sadness, and surprising depth.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2021)
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AstroNuts Mission Two: The Water Planet Book Poster Image
age 8+
Unlikely superheroes go on zany, funny eco-themed quest.
By Jon Scieszka
(2020)
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Forever This Summer: Love Like Sky, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl helps friend discover her past in heartwarming tale.
By Leslie C. Youngblood
(2021)
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