Book Reviews

Smile Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Delightful graphic novel follows teen girl's teeth troubles.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2010)
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Small Damages Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Luminous story of pregnant teen's summer in Spain.
By Beth Kephart
(2012)
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Pirate Cinema Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Rousing near-future adventure tackles privacy issues.
By Cory Doctorow
(2012)
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Keeping Safe the Stars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping story of three sibs fending for themselves in 1974.
By Sheila O'Connor
(2012)
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Ask the Passengers Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful, poignant story of teen girl in love with a girl.
By A.S. King
(2012)
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Kim
age 16+
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)
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Homeland Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tense hacker adventure tackles government spying on public.
By Cory Doctorow
(2013)
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The Pigman Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teens grasp impact of their hurtfulness in emotional novel.
By Paul Zindel
(1968)
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Boy21 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping, heartfelt coming-of-age tale sure to hook teens.
By Matthew Quick
(2012)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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Fragments: The Partials Sequence, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Kira tracks creators of super-soldiers in exciting sequel.
By Dan Wells
(2013)
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The Universe Versus Alex Woods Book Poster Image
age 15+
Quirky, affecting coming-of-ager hits life-and-death issues.
By Gavin Extence
(2013)
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The Saturday Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tough but warmhearted story of boy who misses dad at war.
By David Fleming
(2013)
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The Wells Bequest Book Poster Image
age 10+
Absorbing, fast-paced sci-fi fantasy hinges on time machine.
By Polly Shulman
(2013)
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Counting by 7s Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)
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Under the Empyrean Sky: The Heartland Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Thought-provoking, dystopian eco-adventure great for boys.
By Chuck Wendig
(2013)
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Sure Signs of Crazy Book Poster Image
age 10+
Unforgettable story of girl moving beyond her tragic past.
By Karen Harrington
(2013)
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic, moving story of girl growing up poor in New York.
By Betty Smith
(1943)
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Steelheart: The Reckoners, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens stand up to supervillains in action-packed sci-fi.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2013)
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Divided We Fall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Provocative military tale asks tough patriotism questions.
By Trent Reedy
(2014)
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