Book Reviews

The Warrior Challenge: 8 Quests for Boys to Grow Up with Kindness, Courage, and Grit Book Poster Image
age 10+
Practical advice for kids to be humans with integrity.
By John Beede
(2020)
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Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community Book Poster Image
age 12+
Lady Gaga's solid collection spotlights acts of compassion.
By Born This Way Foundation Reporters, Lady Gaga
(2020)
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The Canyon's Edge Book Poster Image
age 11+
Poetry lends shape to dramatic, gripping desert adventure.
By Dusti Bowling
(2020)
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The Testaments: The Handmaid's Tale, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant, violent sequel is worthy of the orginal.
By Margaret Atwood
(2019)
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Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Book Poster Image
age 10+
Moving, interwoven stories of Black middle schoolers.
By Jason Reynolds
(2019)
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Black Beauty Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic horse novel has be-kind-to-animals message.
By Anna Sewell
(1887)
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How It Feels to Float Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen battles mental illness in unforgettable, hopeful story.
By Helena Fox
(2019)
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Start Now! You Can Make a Difference Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring book cheers kids' efforts to make things better.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2018)
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The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self Book Poster Image
age 9+
Empowering advice to help girls discover their strength.
By Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, JillEllyn Riley
(2018)
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Midnight at the Electric Book Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting blend of past and future explores love, choice.
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2017)
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How to Be a Bawse:  A Guide to Conquering Life Book Poster Image
age 15+
Honest, inspiring advice from popular YouTuber.
By Lilly Singh
(2017)
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The One Memory of Flora Banks Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping thriller about a teen who can't make new memories.
By Emily Barr
(2017)
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I Don't Belong to You:  Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice Book Poster Image
age 14+
Inspiring memoir/advice book from popular actress/singer.
By Keke Palmer
(2017)
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We Are Okay Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Memorable story of friendship, loss, and family secrets.
By Nina LaCour
(2017)
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The Poet's Dog Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Talking dog helps stranded kids in gentle book about grief.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2016)
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Sula Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting, complex tale of friendship best for older teens.
By Toni Morrison
(1973)
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Wolf Hollow Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween's search for justice is intense and beautiful.
By Lauren Wolk
(2016)
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I Crawl Through It Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bizarre, brilliant, poignant tale of resilient teens.
By A.S. King
(2015)
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This Book  Loves You Book Poster Image
age 14+
YouTuber PewDiePie's funny, frivolous, Internet meme spoof.
By PewDiePie
(2015)
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The Accident Season Book Poster Image
age 14+
Haunting, beautiful tale of love, pain, and secrets.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2015)
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