Book Reviews

age 13+
Realistic, gripping look at teen suicide and mental illness.
By Francisco X. Stork
(2016)
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age 12+
Poignant, thoughtful tale of teen's loss, grief, recovery.
By Edwidge Danticat
(2015)
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age 14+
Thought-provoking story about consent and truth.
By Aaron Hartzler
(2015)
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age 13+
Beautiful, emotional free-verse novel about conjoined twins.
By Sarah Crossan
(2015)
age 13+
Angsty, suspenseful sequel is less socially conscious.
By Catherine Linka
(2015)
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age 14+
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
age 8+
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
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age 14+
Moving story of a quadriplegic and his quirky caregiver.
By Jojo Moyes
(2013)
age 8+
Funny, sweet fountain-of-youth fantasy about growing wiser.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2014)
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age 12+
Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
age 14+
Compelling heroine drives gripping dystopian thriller.
By Catherine Linka
(2014)
age 14+
Teen finds mystery and romance in engaging Hollywood tale.
By Nina LaCour
(2014)
age 6+
Thought-provoking story of tween girl's trip to China.
By Andrea Cheng
(2014)
age 9+
Girl comes to terms with dad's illness in relatable tale.
By Megan Jean Severn
(2014)
age 12+
Kyla runs for her life in exciting trilogy conclusion.
By Teri Terry
(2014)
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age 14+
Action, suspense fill fast-paced virus-outbreak tale.
By Seth Fishman
(2014)
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age 14+
Romantic ghost story is light on chills and thrills.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2014)
age 10+
Girl turns trash into treasures in hopeful underdog tale.
By Holly Schindler
(2014)
age 10+
Migrant worker girl faces big responsibility in sweet story.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2013)
age 10+
Moving story of grieving American teen in African village.
By Shana Burg
(2012)