Book Reviews

age 13+
 
Angsty, suspenseful sequel is less socially conscious.
By Catherine Linka
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Sensitive romance digs deep into difficult relationships.
By Sarah Dessen
(2015)
age 14+
 
Informative tale of a girl who learns she's intersex.
By I.W. Gregorio
(2015)
age 8+
 
Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
age 8+
 
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Upbeat tale of teen songwriter has vivid '60s backdrop.
By Cynthia Weil
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Tough tween girl fights to save family in bleak future.
By Michael Perry
(2014)
age 8+
 
Memorable heroine, lush writing weave a captivating spell.
By Katherine Rundell
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Poignant tale of autistic girl and her dog.
By Ann M. Martin
(2014)
age 8+
 
Funny, sweet fountain-of-youth fantasy about growing wiser.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2014)
age 13+
 
Inspiring tale of teen who gains perspective by running.
By Rachel Toor
(2014)
age 13+
 
Brave memoir about HIV offers new perspective and hope.
By Paige Rawl
(2014)
age 8+
 
Engaging sequel explores ambition, cyberbullying.
By Maria T. Lennon
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
age 14+
 
Compelling heroine drives gripping dystopian thriller.
By Catherine Linka
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Thought-provoking mystery explores free will and technology.
By Lauren Miller
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
By Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki
(2014)
age 14+
 
Teen finds mystery and romance in engaging Hollywood tale.
By Nina LaCour
(2014)
age 6+
 
Thought-provoking story of tween girl's trip to China.
By Andrea Cheng
(2014)

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