Book Reviews

Goblin Secrets Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
By William Alexander
(2012)
Continue reading
Ghoulish Song Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
By William Alexander
(2013)
Continue reading
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground Book Poster Image
age 8+
The blues and forgiveness fuel emotional family grief tale.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2017)
Continue reading
DK Eyewitness Books Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great reference books on many topics for young readers.
By Juliette Clutton-Brock
(2014)
Continue reading
What Is the Story of? Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Surprisingly deep, interesting look at beloved characters.
By Who HQ, et al.
(2019)
Continue reading
Love That Dog Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Boy pours his grief into poetry in moving free-verse gem.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
Continue reading
The Summer Prince Book Poster Image
age 15+
Samba- and art-infused sci-fi for mature readers.
By Alaya Dawn Johnson
(2013)
Continue reading
Skin Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 15+
Compelling tale of girl's skin issue; mature sexual content.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2013)
Continue reading
Just One Year Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 15+
Powerful, brooding tale of confused guy from Just One Day.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
Continue reading
Under the Egg Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Plucky heroine uncovers stolen painting in engaging mystery.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2014)
Continue reading
Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes Book Poster Image
age 8+
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
Continue reading
Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poetic account of legendary gathering of jazz greats.
By Roxane Orgill
(2016)
Continue reading
Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring poems about Latinos who excelled in their fields.
By Margarita Engle
(2017)
Continue reading
Gabriela: American Girl: Girl of the Year, 2017, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun American Girl Doll story about finding your voice.
By Teresa E. Harris
(2017)
Continue reading
Babymouse Tales from the Locker:  Lights, Camera, Middle School! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Series moves to middle school, tackles fear with humor.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2017)
Continue reading
Hello, Sunshine Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 15+
Quirky, well-written tale of aspiring teen actress in LA.
By Leila Howland
(2017)
Continue reading
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational bios of trailblazing African American women.
By Vashti Harrison
(2017)
Continue reading
Not So Normal Norbert Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun fantasy/sci-fi blend combats dystopia with laughs.
By James Patterson, Joey Green
(2018)
Continue reading
Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World Without Killing Dragons Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring stories celebrate difference and bold vision.
By Ben Brooks
(2018)
Continue reading
Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring bios of female artists and scientists worldwide.
By Vashti Harrison
(2018)
Continue reading

Pages