Book Reviews

age 14+
 
Sweet friendship tale of isolated teen boy pen pals.
By Leah Thomas
(2015)
age 9+
 
Rafe goes back to Hills Middle School in fun seventh book.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
age 13+
 
Sweet, funny coming-of-age story about all kinds of love.
By Margo Rabb
(2015)
age 13+
 
Creepy, supernatural, suspenseful teen-angst tale.
By Heather Brewer
(2015)
age 14+
 
Informative tale of a girl who learns she's intersex.
By I.W. Gregorio
(2015)
age 14+
 
Sweet tale of gay teen who comes out, takes chance on love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Sensitive tale of teen's descent into mental illness.
By Neal Shusterman
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Powerful story about an isolated rape victim's struggles.
By Courtney Summers
(2015)
age 10+
 
Inner-city middle school tale is funny and compassionate.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Super relatable heroine, lots of middle school drama.
By Erin Entrada Kelly
(2015)
age 14+
 
Gay teen's coming out becomes a musical in fun, campy novel.
By David Levithan
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Captivating tale of U.S. girl meeting her family in Vietnam.
By Thanhha Lai
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Unforgettable story of a girl's 1,000-mile journey home.
By David Arnold
(2015)
age 13+
 
Gritty tale of teen runaway connecting with homeless kids.
By Chris Lynch
(2015)
age 8+
 
Appealing tale of would-be witch has laughs, insights.
By Natasha Lowe
(2015)
age 15+
 
Coming-of-age sequel is just as wry, mature as the original.
By Frank Portman
(2014)
age 10+
 
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
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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)

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