Book Reviews

You Know Me Well Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Sweet story of gay teens who become fast friends.
By Nina LaCour, David Levithan
(2016)
Counting Thyme Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Sensitive, engaging tale of girl with seriously ill brother.
By Melanie Conklin
(2016)
The Marvels Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Epic saga of theater family, told mostly in pictures.
By Brian Selznick
(2015)
I'll Give You The Sun Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl turns trash into treasures in hopeful underdog tale.
By Holly Schindler
(2014)
The Brokenhearted Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen ballerina turns to vigilante justice in mature sci-fi.
By Amelia Kahaney
(2013)
The Summer Prince Book Poster Image
age 15+
Samba- and art-infused sci-fi for mature readers.
By Alaya Dawn Johnson
(2013)
The Elite: The Selection, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
The Selection sequel is more romantic, still superficial.
By Kiera Cass
(2013)
Homeland Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tense hacker adventure tackles government spying on public.
By Cory Doctorow
(2013)
Laugh with the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Moving story of grieving American teen in African village.
By Shana Burg
(2012)
Applewhites at Wit's End Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny mayhem at creative family's unusual summer camp.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2012)
Fahrenheit 451 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Classic, still-powerful story of futuristic censorship.
By Ray Bradbury
(1953)