Book Reviews

Between the Bliss and Me Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen faces mental illness, falls in love in heartfelt tale.
By Lizzy Mason
(2021)
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Finding Junie Kim Book Poster Image
age 9+
Korean American girl fights racism in excellent, bold novel.
By Ellen Oh
(2021)
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Wow in the World: The How and Wow of the Human Body Book Poster Image
age 8+
Podcast hosts' hilarious, superb body book for kids, tweens.
By Mindy Thomas, Guy Raz
(2021)
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Ways to Grow Love: Ryan Hart, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun tale of Ryan's eventful summer with family and friends.
By Renée Watson
(2021)
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Billy Miller Makes a Wish Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny family story has warmth, sibling strife, kindness.
By Kevin Henkes
(2021)
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Welcome to Your Period Book Poster Image
age 10+
Empowering, educational, gender-inclusive primer on periods.
By Yumi Stynes, Dr. Melissa Kang
(2021)
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Love Is a Revolution Book Poster Image
age 13+
Charming story of teen trying on new identities.
By Renée Watson
(2021)
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When You Trap a Tiger Book Poster Image
age 8+
Superb family tale of loss has mystery, folklore, sadness.
By Tae Keller
(2020)
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The War With Grandpa Book Poster Image
age 8+
War of wills tests a family in this funny classic.
By Robert Kimmel Smith
(1984)
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The Body Image Book for Girls: Love Yourself and Grow Up Fearless Book Poster Image
age 9+
Friendly, factual book helps girls appreciate their bodies.
By Charlotte Markey
(2020)
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age 9+
Characters sparkle with humor in tale about animal rights.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2020)
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Celebrate Your Body 2: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Preteen and Teen Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Encouraging, body-positive guide for older girls.
By Dr. Lisa Klein, Dr. Carrie Leff
(2019)
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Wait, What?: A Comic Book Guide to Relationships, Bodies, and Growing Up Book Poster Image
age 10+
Modern, nuanced sex-ed guide fantastic for tweens, teens.
By Heather Corinna, Isabella Rotman
(2019)
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Growing Up Great!: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Boys Book Poster Image
age 8+
Encouraging puberty guide covers emotional growth, too.
By Scott Todnem
(2019)
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S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-To-Know Sexuality Guide to Get You Through Your Teens and Twenties Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fantastic inclusive, progressive sex guide for teens and up.
By Heather Corinna
(2016)
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Efrén Divided Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy deals with mom's deportation in harsh but hopeful tale.
By Ernesto Cisneros
(2020)
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The Body Is Not an Apology Book Poster Image
age 14+
Ambitious exploration of the power of self-love.
By Sonya Renee Taylor
(2020)
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Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Feelings, and YOU Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inclusive, lively guide to bodies, touch for older kids.
By Cory Silverberg
(2015)
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Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!): The Ultimate Puberty Book for Girls Book Poster Image
age 8+
Pitch-perfect, body-positive puberty guide for young tweens.
By Sonya Renee Taylor
(2018)
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What Happens Next Book Poster Image
age 10+
Anorexia, ballet, and sisterhood meld in uneven tale.
By Claire Swinarski
(2020)
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