Book Reviews

Counting by 7s Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)
If I Ever Get Out of Here Book Poster Image
age 12+
Relatable story of music-loving Native American boy in '70s.
By Eric Gansworth
(2013)
Al Capone Does My Homework: A Tale from Alcatraz, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Moose tries to protect his dad in exciting third in series.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2013)
Skin Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling tale of girl's skin issue; mature sexual content.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2013)
Left Drowning Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Really racy romance with explicit sex and not much else.
By Jessica Park
(2013)
The Counterfeit Family Tree of Vee Crawford-Wong Book Poster Image
age 14+
Angsty tale of Chinese-American teen questioning his roots.
By L. Tam Holland
(2013)
September Girls Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Lyrical coming-of-age tale undercut by iffy gender messages.
By Bennett Madison
(2013)
The Universe Versus Alex Woods Book Poster Image
age 15+
Quirky, affecting coming-of-ager hits life-and-death issues.
By Gavin Extence
(2013)
The Distance Between Us Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poor girl falls for rich guy in romance that's about trust.
By Kasie West
(2013)
Dork Diaries 6: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker Book Poster Image
age 9+
Graphic novel is funny but light on content, long on drama.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2013)
Firecracker Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Irrepressible girl learns to do good in fun, quirky novel.
By David Iserson
(2013)
The Saturday Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tough but warmhearted story of boy who misses dad at war.
By David Fleming
(2013)
Catch Rider Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Riveting story of determined teen who can ride any horse.
By Jennifer H. Lyne
(2013)
Kindness for Weakness Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty story about a boy growing up fast in prison.
By Shawn Goodman
(2013)
Twerp Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant middle school novel has great humor and depth.
By Mark Goldblatt
(2013)
The Princess Diaries Book Poster Image
age 12+
U.S. teen learns she's a Euro princess in fun series start.
By Meg Cabot
(2000)
Golden Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Touching senior-year novel encourages self-reflection.
By Jessi Kirby
(2013)
The Moon and More Book Poster Image
age 13+
Savvy coming-of-age tale is great for mature teens.
By Sarah Dessen
(2013)
Thousand Words Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Cautionary tale about teen girl whose nude pic goes viral.
By Jennifer Brown
(2013)
The Year of Luminous Love Book Poster Image
age 14+
Steamy beach read with serious issues, including cancer.
By Lurlene McDaniel
(2013)

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