Book Reviews

King Dork Approximately Book Poster Image
age 15+
Coming-of-age sequel is just as wry, mature as the original.
By Frank Portman
(2014)
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The Turtle of Oman Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
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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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Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms Book Poster Image
age 8+
Memorable heroine, lush writing weave a captivating spell.
By Katherine Rundell
(2014)
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Rain Reign Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Poignant tale of autistic girl and her dog.
By Ann M. Martin
(2014)
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Sway Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Complicated teen boy learns to feel again in edgy tale.
By Kat Spears
(2014)
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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza Book Poster Image
age 11+
Joey tries to heal his family in emotional series finale.
By Jack Gantos
(2014)
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The Swap Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Switching spell lets girl and boy see other's point of view.
By Megan Shull
(2014)
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Belzhar Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Girl uses fantasy world to recover in moody, moving book.
By Meg Wolitzer
(2014)
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On the Road to Find Out Book Poster Image
age 13+
Inspiring tale of teen who gains perspective by running.
By Rachel Toor
(2014)
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yolo: The Internet Girls, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Series friends hit college in fast-paced sequel.
By Lauren Myracle
(2014)
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Positive: Surviving My Bullies, Finding Hope, and Living to Change the World Book Poster Image
age 13+
Brave memoir about HIV offers new perspective and hope.
By Paige Rawl
(2014)
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Watch Out, Hollywood!: More Confessions of a So-Called Middle Child Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging sequel explores ambition, cyberbullying.
By Maria T. Lennon
(2014)
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Rumble Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen boy recovers after brother's suicide in gritty read.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2014)
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Just Call My Name Book Poster Image
age 13+
True love, family vs. psycho killer in fast-paced thriller.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2014)
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Homeroom Diaries Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Cyberbullied teens promote happiness in sweet misfit tale.
By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2014)
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When Mr. Dog Bites Book Poster Image
age 14+
Surprisingly hilarious book about teen with Tourette's.
By Brian Conaghan
(2014)
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Tease Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting tale of teen bullying tragedy, told by the bully.
By Amanda Maciel
(2014)
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The Life and Times of Benny Alvarez Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rich, authentic characters are heart of thoughtful novel.
By Peter Johnson
(2014)
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Free to Fall Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Thought-provoking mystery explores free will and technology.
By Lauren Miller
(2014)
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