Book Reviews

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age 13+
 
Beautifully written tale of teen with eating disorder.
By Meg Haston
(2015)
age 12+
 
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
age 12+
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
age 13+
 
Teen's heartrending journey after brother's suicide.
By Cynthia Hand
(2015)
age 10+
 
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
(2014)
age 10+
 
Troubled adopted boy learns to open heart in moving tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Funny, moving memoir should appeal to younger comics fans.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2014)
age 15+
 
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBTQ teens.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
age 14+
 
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
By Jane Austen
(1811)
age 14+
 
Poetic autobiography reveals impact of racial prejudice.
By Maya Angelou
(1969)
age 12+
 
Captivating story of teen's eccentric English family.
By Dodie Smith
(2003)
age 9+
 
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
age 12+
 
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)