Book Reviews

Gertie's Leap to Greatness Book Poster Image
age 9+
Spunky 5th-grader learns life lessons in warmhearted tale.
By Kate Beasley
(2016)
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Riding Chance Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Horse helps city boy heal in moving self-discovery tale.
By Christine Kendall
(2016)
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Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Book Poster Image
age 11+
Engaging profiles of 40 amazing women in 31 countries.
By Kate Schatz
(2016)
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Wolf Boys: Two American Teenagers and Mexico's Most Dangerous Drug Cartel Book Poster Image
age 17+
Grim, brutal true story of teen assassins.
By Dan Slater
(2016)
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Some Writer!: The Story of E.B. White Book Poster Image
age 8+
Enchanting illustrated bio of "Charlotte's Web" author.
By Melissa Sweet
(2016)
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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, illustrated bios encourage girls to pursue STEM.
By Rachel Ignotofsky
(2016)
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Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life And Times of Pete Seeger Book Poster Image
age 10+
Riveting biography of beloved folk singer, activist.
By Anita Silvey
(2016)
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Royal Wedding Disaster: From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun return to fluffy, popular princess series.
By Meg Cabot
(2016)
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Weekends with Max and His Dad Book Poster Image
age 6+
Playful, realistic tale of adjusting to life after divorce.
By Linda Urban
(2016)
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All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook Book Poster Image
age 9+
Warm, moving story of remarkable boy who calls prison home.
By Leslie Connor
(2016)
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Unbecoming Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Family secrets, mature themes in thoughtful drama.
By Jenny Downham
(2016)
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Just My Luck Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Touching fourth-grade story of empathy and kindness.
By Cammie McGovern
(2016)
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I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
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Women Who Broke The Rules: Coretta Scott King Book Poster Image
age 8+
A detailed, accessible biography of a civil rights icon.
By Kathleen Krull
(2016)
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When Mischief Came to Town Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl shakes up Danish island in heartfelt outsider tale.
By Katrina Nannestad
(2016)
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Robots Go Wild! House of Robots, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Good-vs.-bad robot antics will hook reluctant readers.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2015)
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American Ace Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
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Emily's Blue Period Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sensitive story of using art to process difficult emotions.
By Cathleen Daly
(2014)
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Stella Brings the Family Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl with two dads appreciates whole family in sweet tale.
By Miriam B. Schiffer
(2015)
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The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
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