Book Reviews

Cure for the Common Universe Book Poster Image
age 15+
Callous gamer wises up in smart rehab tale.
By Christian McKay Heidicker
(2016)
If I Was Your Girl Book Poster Image
age 14+
Transgender teen finds first love in moving coming-of-ager.
By Meredith Russo
(2016)
Summerlost Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Deeply moving story of grieving girl trying to move on.
By Ally Condie
(2016)
Raymie Nightingale Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tragedy, triumph, and wisdom in funny, heartfelt tween tale.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2016)
Time Zero Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Girls struggle against extremism in taut sci-fi thriller.
By Carolyn Cohagan
(2016)
Symptoms of Being Human Book Poster Image
age 14+
Empathetic, empowering story of gender-fluid teen.
By Jeff Garvin
(2016)
Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever, heartfelt graphic memoir great for girls and boys.
By Ozge Samanci
(2015)
Calvin Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Quirky, compelling tale of schizophrenic teen on quest.
By Martine Leavitt
(2015)
A Step Toward Falling Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thoughtful coming-of-ager about looking beneath the surface.
By Cammie McGovern
(2015)
The Thing About Jellyfish Book Poster Image
age 10+
Beautiful, grief-tinged, coming-of-age story has it all.
By Ali Benjamin
(2015)
The Green Bicycle Book Poster Image
age 11+
Funny, poignant, cheer-worthy tale of spirited Saudi girl.
By Haifaa al Mansour
(2015)
The Hired Girl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Absorbing tale of feisty, sweet teen will hook girls.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2015)
Dumplin' Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart, funny, plus-size coming-of-age story.
By Julie Murphy
(2015)
George Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Fourth-grader George identifies as a girl in tender tale.
By Alex Gino
(2015)
Infinite In Between Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating tale of five teens who meet by chance.
By Carolyn Mackler
(2015)
Saint Anything Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sensitive romance digs deep into difficult relationships.
By Sarah Dessen
(2015)
None of the Above Book Poster Image
age 14+
Informative tale of a girl who learns she's intersex.
By I.W. Gregorio
(2015)
Gone Crazy in Alabama Book Poster Image
age 8+
Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
I'm Glad I Did Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Upbeat tale of teen songwriter has vivid '60s backdrop.
By Cynthia Weil
(2015)
The Scavengers Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tough tween girl fights to save family in bleak future.
By Michael Perry
(2014)

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