Book Reviews

A Christmas Memory Book Poster Image
age 7+
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
Opal: The Journal of an Understanding Heart Book Poster Image
age 9+
The real-life diary of a child of nature.
By Opal Whiteley
(2005)
Bill Peet: An Autobiography Book Poster Image
age 9+
Former Disney illustrator shares his life story.
By Bill Peet
(1989)
33 Things Every Girl Should Know Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poems, stories, and comics about being a girl.
By Tonya Bolden
(1998)
Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution Book Poster Image
age 12+
Devastating portrait of brutal political movement.
By Ji-Li Jiang
(1997)
Go Ask Alice Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Authentic, tragic portrayal of teen drug use - a classic.
By Beatrice Sparks
(1971)
The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain Book Poster Image
age 8+
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
By Peter Sis
(2007)
Dr. Susan's Girls-Only Weight Loss Guide Book Poster Image
age 11+
Authentic, helpful guide for girls and parents.
By Dr. Susan S. Bartell
(2006)
My Thirteenth Winter Book Poster Image
age 13+
Honest story of life with learning disability.
By Samantha Abeel
(2005)
Three Little Words: A Memoir Book Poster Image
age 16+
Harrowing foster child memoir for mature readers.
By Ashley Rhodes-Courter
(2008)
Emily's Magic Words Book Poster Image
age 3+
Basic politeness primer from famous Post family.
By Cindy Post Senning, Ed.D.
(2007)
How to Talk to Girls Book Poster Image
age 9+
Novelty book good for a few chuckles.
By Alec Greven
(2008)
Miles to Go Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Miley shares her life "so far." Fluffy, but fun for fans.
By Miley Cyrus, Hilary Liftin
(2009)
Stitches: A Memoir Book Poster Image
age 16+
Powerful look at abusive childhood for mature readers only.
By David Small
(2009)
The Lo-Down: Life and Love in the Hollywood Hills Book Poster Image
age 13+
Friendly, positive relationship advice for teens.
By Lo Bosworth
(2011)
Ask Elizabeth Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweet advice scrapbook is a helpful choice for teens.
By Elizabeth Berkley
(2011)
Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories Book Poster Image
age 13+
Kids', teens' authors share personal bullying experiences.
By Megan Kelley Hall, Carrie Jones
(2011)
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Book Poster Image
age 14+
Poetic autobiography reveals impact of racial prejudice.
By Maya Angelou
(1969)
Black Boy Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
By Richard Wright
(2007)
Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring autobiography by Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas.
By Gabrielle Douglas, Michelle Burford
(2012)

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