Book Reviews

Skunk and Badger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny tale of offbeat animal friendship has kindness, depth.
By Amy Timberlake
(2020)
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Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively nod to Willy Wonka rewards teamwork, empathy.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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Night of the Dragon: Shadow of the Fox, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Overstuffed finale has lots of blood, sacrifice, and heart.
By Julie Kagawa
(2020)
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As the Shadow Rises: The Age of Darkness, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Love, religion, and magic mix in twisty, satisfying sequel.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2020)
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Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess: The Enola Holmes Mysteries, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Teen girl detective is a fun twist on famous family name.
By Nancy Springer
(2007)
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Finish the Fight: The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring history of the suffrage movement's women of color.
By Veronica Chambers, The Staff of the New York Times
(2020)
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How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Their Big Idea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively story of bold leaders in U.S. suffrage movement.
By Susan Campbell Bartoletti
(2020)
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Dragons in a Bag Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting tale of New York kid's journey to magical world.
By Zetta Elliott
(2018)
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Where Dreams Descend: Kingdom of Cards, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic tale of female magician in dangerous competition.
By Janella Angeles
(2020)
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Geese Are Never Swans Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty take on teen swimmer fueled by grief and anger.
By Kobe Bryant, Eva Clark
(2020)
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Lobizona: Wolves of No World, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling Latina hero, rushed storytelling in deep fantasy.
By Romina Garber
(2020)
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Growing Up Great!: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Boys Book Poster Image
age 8+
Encouraging puberty guide covers emotional growth, too.
By Scott Todnem
(2019)
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S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-To-Know Sexuality Guide to Get You Through Your Teens and Twenties Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fantastic inclusive, progressive sex guide for teens and up.
By Heather Corinna
(2016)
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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rowley gets creative in funny Wimpy Kid spin-off tale.
By Jeff Kinney
(2020)
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Love, Creekwood Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Short, sweet LGBTQ romance as friends start college.
By Becky Albertalli
(2020)
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Seasons of the Storm, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Solid, darkish, myth-based fantasy has some violence.
By Elle Cosimano
(2020)
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We Didn't Ask for This Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thought-provoking tale of eco-protest at elite high school.
By Adi Alsaid
(2020)
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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)
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The Body Is Not an Apology Book Poster Image
age 14+
Ambitious exploration of the power of self-love.
By Sonya Renee Taylor
(2020)
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The Damned: The Beautiful, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
More angst and romance in series' twisty middle installment.
By Renee Ahdieh
(2020)
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