Book Reviews

Amina's Voice Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Moving, beautiful tale of Muslim-American middle schooler.
By Hena Khan
(2017)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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History Is All You Left Me Book Poster Image
age 15+
Heartbreaking, beautifully written tale of grief and love.
By Adam Silvera
(2017)
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Life in a Fishbowl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Quirky terminal-illness tale mixes right to die, reality TV.
By Len Vlahos
(2017)
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Allegedly Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gritty, powerful thriller about girl jailed in baby killing.
By Tiffany D. Jackson
(2017)
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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful true tale of mixed-race couple's fight for justice.
By Patricia Hruby Powell
(2017)
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Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition Book Poster Image
age 8+
Powerful true story of African-American women at NASA.
By Margot Lee Shetterly
(2016)
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The Youngest Marcher: The True Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Right Activist Book Poster Image
age 6+
Charming, inspiring tale of 9-year-old protester.
By Cynthia Levinson
(2017)
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My Sister Rosa Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting thriller about teen boy and psychopath kid sister.
By Justine Larbalestier
(2016)
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In The Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives Book Poster Image
age 12+
Incredible history of five slaves of the Founding Fathers.
By Kenneth C. Davis
(2016)
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The Only Road Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Harrowing, heartfelt tale of Central American teen refugees.
By Alexandra Diaz
(2016)
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The Female of the Species Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful, dark, violent story of teen girl set on vengeance.
By Mindy McGinnis
(2016)
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When the Moon Was Ours Book Poster Image
age 14+
Lush and lyrical story explores identity, love, and magic.
By Anna-Marie McLemore
(2016)
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Presenting Buffalo Bill: The Man Who Invented the Wild West Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, thought-provoking look at showman and his era.
By Candace Fleming
(2016)
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Ghost: Track, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, smart look at track star running from his past.
By Jason Reynolds
(2016)
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P.S. I Like You Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming contemporary romance hits all the right notes.
By Kasie West
(2016)
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Thieving Weasels Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark, funny tale of teen trying to flee his criminal family.
By Billy Taylor
(2016)
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Grover Cleveland, Again! A Treasury of American Presidents Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, engaging intro to each U.S. president through Obama.
By Ken Burns
(2016)
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The Unexpected Everything Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet summer romance explores open and honest relationships.
By Morgan Matson
(2016)
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Towers Falling Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving, sometimes harrowing story of learning about 9/11.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2016)
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