Book Reviews

Room to Dream: Front Desk, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful story tackles racism, consent, and gentrification.
By Kelly Yang
(2021)
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The Beatryce Prophecy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lively fable celebrates friendship, girl (and goat) power.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2021)
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Suns Will Rise: System Divine, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Third in sci-fi series ramps up the suspense and intrigue.
By Jessica Brody, Joanne Rendell
(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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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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Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous Book Poster Image
age 13+
YouTube star disconnects in hilarious coming-of-age tale.
By Suzanne Park
(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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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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Radha & Jai's Recipe for Romance Book Poster Image
age 13+
Light, Indian-dance-themed romance has positive messages.
By Nisha Sharma
(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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Sunshine and the Full Moon Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging werewolf mystery has a refreshing, sporty spin.
By Jon Robinson
(2021)
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Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating Book Poster Image
age 13+
Cute, socially aware romance of queer South Asian teens.
By Adiba Jaigirdar
(2021)
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Instructions for Dancing Book Poster Image
age 13+
Emotional, memorable tale of girl who has romantic visions.
By Nicola Yoon
(2021)
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Tokyo Ever After Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Romantic coming-of-ager is funny, breezy, but genuine.
By Emiko Jean
(2021)
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The Summer of Lost Letters Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging summer romance uncovers long-buried family secrets.
By Hannah Reynolds
(2021)
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Girl Warriors: How 25 Young Activists Are Saving the Earth Book Poster Image
age 9+
Inspiring, informative bios of young climate activists.
By Rachel Sarah
(2021)
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All the Things We Never Knew Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense, emotional novel about first love, family secrets.
By Liara Tamani
(2021)
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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 9+
Young WWII refugee's story told with warmth and wonder.
By Judith Kerr
(1971)
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Midnight Train: Enchanter's Child, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Finale pulls into the station with adventure and heart.
By Angie Sage
(2021)
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