Book Reviews

Miles Morales: Shock Waves: Original Spider-Man Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teen superhero helps Puerto Rico in fun graphic novel.
By Justin A. Reynolds
(2021)
Continue reading
Tristan Strong Destroys the World: Tristan Strong, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Teen returns to land of African myth in rousing fantasy.
By Kwame Mbalia
(2020)
Continue reading
What Lane? Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Biracial 6th-grader torn between groups in sweet novel.
By Torrey Maldonado
(2020)
Continue reading
Diana and the Island of No Return: Wonder Woman Adventures, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charm, action as future superhero fights to save her home.
By Aisha Saeed
(2020)
Continue reading
Superman Smashes the Klan Book Poster Image
age 10+
Asian American teens and Superman vs. racism in retro tale.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2020)
Continue reading
Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wild tale of orphans, billionaires, mansions, and murder.
By Ally Carter
(2020)
Continue reading
Diana: Princess of the Amazons Book Poster Image
age 8+
Vibrant, gentle origin story shows Wonder Woman as tween.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2020)
Continue reading
Mighty Jack and Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting graphic novel blends two popular series.
By Ben Hatke
(2019)
Continue reading
Cape: The League of Secret Heroes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween superheroes battle Nazis, prejudice in exciting story.
By Kate Hannigan
(2019)
Continue reading
The Last Last-Day-of-Summer Book Poster Image
age 10+
Kid sleuths investigate zany time-travel mystery.
By Lamar Giles
(2019)
Continue reading
Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal Book Poster Image
age 8+
Greg is meaner to gullible BFF Rowley in Wimpy Kid spin-off.
By Jeff Kinney
(2019)
Continue reading
Tight Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Authentic, nuanced tale of Brooklyn boy has lots of heart.
By Torrey Maldonado
(2018)
Continue reading
The Legend of Greg: Failures, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Middle Earth meets Chicago in wild magical Dwarf tale.
By Chris Rylander
(2018)
Continue reading
Worlds Apart: Story Thieves, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Wild adventures, cameos, recaps in loony series finale.
By James Riley
(2018)
Continue reading
Waking the Monsters: Hilo Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gina steps up in fun-filled, action-packed volume.
By Judd Winick
(2018)
Continue reading
Pick the Plot: Story Thieves, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Readers choose heroes' fate in wildly creative fantasy.
By James Riley
(2017)
Continue reading
How to Be a Supervillain: How to Be a Supervillain, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Silly, sweet, but slight send-up of heroes and villains.
By Michael Fry
(2017)
Continue reading
The Song of Glory and Ghost: Outlaws of Time, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Strong girl steps up in wild time-bending fantasy.
By N. D. Wilson
(2017)
Continue reading
The Great Big Boom: Hilo, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action ramps up as Hilo battles robot on distant planet.
By Judd Winick
(2017)
Continue reading
Secret Origins: Story Thieves, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Comic-book shenanigans, big issues in zany sequel.
By James Riley
(2017)
Continue reading

Pages