Book Reviews

I Am Not a Label: 34 Artists, Thinkers, Athletes and Activists with Disabilities from Past and Present Book Poster Image
age 6+
Detailed biographies show heart, perseverance.
By Cerrie Burnell
(2020)
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The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring profiles of black Americans in history and today.
By The Staff of the Undefeated
(2019)
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Stephen Curry: Epic Athletes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Breezy biography tracks the rise of an NBA superstar.
By Dan Wetzel
(2019)
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Hooper Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant tale of Polish immigrant teen's struggle to fit in.
By Geoff Herbach
(2018)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring, kid-friendly tales of extraordinary women.
By Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo
(2016)
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Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling account of early gridiron history.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2017)
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Ghost: Track, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, smart look at track star running from his past.
By Jason Reynolds
(2016)
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Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes Book Poster Image
age 8+
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
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New Kid Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Gripping sports story about a boy's struggle for identity.
By Tim Green
(2014)
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Why We Took the Car Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark humor, edgy details elevate teen road trip.
By Wolfgang Herrndorf
(2014)
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Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs Book Poster Image
age 12+
Wry, warm sports story will hook both boys and girls.
By Ron Koertge
(2011)
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Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson Book Poster Image
age 5+
Daughter's memory of her bigger-than-life, courageous dad.
By Sharon Robinson
(2009)
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Car Trouble Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Duff finds trouble while driving cross country.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2005)
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