Book Reviews

One Last Shot Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy tries to heal his family in intense mini-golf tale.
By John David Anderson
(2020)
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Right as Rain Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Pitch-perfect story about loss and change inspires hope.
By Lindsey Stoddard
(2019)
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A Very Large Expanse of Sea Book Poster Image
age 13+
Muslim teen busts stereotypes in bitterly funny school tale.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2018)
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Robots Go Wild! House of Robots, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Good-vs.-bad robot antics will hook reluctant readers.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2015)
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Lost in the Sun Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Relatable, heartfelt tale of traumatized, angry 12-year-old.
By Lisa Graff
(2015)
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Mexican Whiteboy Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving, violent book about teen looking for his identity.
By Matt de la Peña
(2008)
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Maniac Magee Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Kid bridges racial divide in exciting, moving story.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
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