Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Swaggering but sentimental story about loyalty.
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By Jason Reynolds
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poignant story of race, identity, and doing the right thing.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2002)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Stunning story about girl living with wounded vet father.
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By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Girl takes on friend's bucket list; best for older teens.
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By Julie Halpern
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Moving romantic read deals with grief, suicidal impulses.
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By Nina de Gramont
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful medical drama about girl yearning to fit in.
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By CJ Lyons
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Quiet, sometimes poetic story of teens' scholarship quest.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2013)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
College kids steam things up in mature, romantic read.
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By Jean Haus
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Boy fights to move beyond abusive family in compelling tale.
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By A.S. King
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Misfit plans murder and suicide in painful, powerful book.
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By Matthew Quick
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Girl finds voice in book filled with brutality and romance.
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By Julie Berry
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Frank, clever, mean-girl tale has mature content.
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By Caprice Crane
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sweet, funny story of girl recovering from grandma's death.
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By Linda Urban
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Edgy story of bullied teen girl driven by music.
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By Leila Sales
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Spunky narrator breathes life into teen-lured-by-celeb plot.
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By John Cusick
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Unforgettable story of girl moving beyond her tragic past.
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By Karen Harrington
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Complex story about a Muslim teen confronting bullies.
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By Leslie Stella
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Charming, realistic take on middle school popularity race.
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By Maria T. Lennon
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
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By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Relatable story of music-loving Native American boy in '70s.
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By Eric Gansworth
(2013)

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