Book Reviews

Bad Kitty Camp Daze Book Poster Image
age 7+
Silly identity mix-up reveals sweet lesson on getting along.
By Nick Bruel
(2018)
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Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amazing bird rescue tale shows teamwork, high-tech science.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2018)
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The Lost Rainforest: Mez's Magic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed but scattered tale of magic talking animals.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2018)
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Escape From Aleppo Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gripping, moving tale of Syrian teen fleeing war-torn city.
By N. H. Senzai
(2018)
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Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting history of women winning voting rights.
By Susan Zimet
(2018)
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Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thoughtful memoir by basketball star and civil rights icon.
By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
(2017)
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Love Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Gorgeous book about love shows family worry and pain, too.
By Matt de la Peña
(2018)
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Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Vivid photos, clear text bring heroic protest to life.
By Larry Dane Brimner
(2018)
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Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magically sweet story set in Mexican-American family bakery.
By Anna Meriano
(2018)
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Love and Other Train Wrecks Book Poster Image
age 13+
Road-trip romance is engaging, sometimes predictable.
By Leah Konen
(2018)
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Mae Among the Stars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Simple bio of first African-American female astronaut.
By Roda Ahmed
(2018)
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The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes Book Poster Image
age 6+
Clever twist on classic tale adds dimension and great art.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2017)
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Before I Let Go Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen investigates friend's death in spine-tingling mystery.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2018)
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The First Rule of Punk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Creative Latina finds her voice and pride in spirited tale.
By Celia C. Pérez
(2016)
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Lumberjanes:  Unicorn Power! (Lumberjanes #1) Book Poster Image
age 10+
Spirited comics-based novel has girl power to the max.
By Mariko Tamaki
(2017)
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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fab art and cool new world as time periods collide.
By Armand Baltazar
(2017)
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Everless Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Absorbing fantasy of blood ties and a race against time.
By Sara Holland
(2018)
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I Am Alfonso Jones Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful graphic novel explores police brutality.
By Tony Medina
(2017)
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The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deeply informative, reassuring puberty handbook for girls.
By Dr. Cara Natterson
(2013)
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The Caldera: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slow start builds to exciting with pirates and a volcano.
By John Flanagan
(2017)
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