Book Reviews

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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Willodeen Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Cheer-worthy fable of animals, friendship, ecosystems.
By Katherine Applegate
(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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Paola Santiago and the Forest of Nightmares: Paola Santiago, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Second spooky fantasy keeps chills and thrills coming.
By Tehlor Kay Mejia
(2021)
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Boots: The League of Secret Heroes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tweens fly planes, join superheroes in epic WWII battle.
By Kate Hannigan
(2021)
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Stowaway Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween and space pirates face perils in fast-moving epic.
By John David Anderson
(2021)
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Willa of Dark Hollow: Willa of the Wood, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Intense, exciting companion to environmental fantasy.
By Robert Beatty
(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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Linked Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Swastika in middle school launches complex, uneasy tale.
By Gordon Korman
(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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Rez Dogs Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lyrical celebration of culture, connection in time of COVID.
By Joseph Bruchac
(2021)
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The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sporty teen girls dive into ocean of fun and useful facts.
By Kim Dwinell
(2021)
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Maya and the Robot Book Poster Image
age 8+
Marvelous Black girl scientist stars in poignant read.
By Eve L. Ewing
(2021)
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Minecraft: The Island Book Poster Image
age 8+
Clunky adventure story has life lessons for Minecraft fans.
By Max Brooks
(2019)
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Roar of the Beast: The Cardboard Kingdom, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Creative kids fight Halloween monsters in clever adventure.
By Chad Sell
(2021)
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Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive Book Poster Image
age 9+
Further adventures of fairy tale hero are not too hot.
By Chris Colfer
(2021)
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