Book Reviews

Shame the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Historical romance leans to soap-opera-style melodrama.
By Guadalupe Garcia McCall
(2016)
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The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song from Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed Book Poster Image
age 14+
Smart, funny, and informative chronology of rap history.
By Shea Serrano
(2015)
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Reawakened Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tedious romance, fun adventure with Egyptian gods, monsters.
By Colleen Houck
(2015)
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Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
By Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson, Jared Levine
(2013)
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When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop Book Poster Image
age 6+
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)
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Eleanor & Park Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
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Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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