Book Reviews

Wish Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lost dog and lost girl save each other in heartfelt story.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2016)
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Living the Confidence Code: Real Girls. Real Stories. Real Confidence. Book Poster Image
age 9+
Compelling, relatable stories inspire girls to greatness.
By Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, JillEllyn Riley
(2021)
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Trowbridge Road Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heavy family tale of AIDS, mental illness, abuse in 1983.
By Marcella Pixley
(2020)
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Thank You for Voting Young Readers' Edition: The Past, Present, and Future of Voting Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively fact-filled guide informs and inspires future voters.
By Erin Geiger Smith
(2020)
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Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard Book Poster Image
age 16+
Girl survives through smarts and magic in intense novel.
By Echo Brown
(2020)
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A Home for Goddesses and Dogs Book Poster Image
age 10+
Humor, inclusion, kindness in heart-filled tale of grief.
By Leslie Connor
(2020)
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19 Love Songs Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Emotional collection explores love from all angles.
By David Levithan
(2020)
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The Daring Book for Girls Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun activities, info, and skills for all genders and ages.
By Andrea J. Buchanan, Miriam Peskowitz
(2012)
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Dear Sweet Pea Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Thoughtful tale tackles middle grade, divorce, body image.
By Julie Murphy
(2019)
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The Double Dangerous Book for Boys Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fun info, skills, projects, and more for kids of any age.
By Conn Iggulden
(2019)
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The Lost Girl Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Imaginative, creepy twin tale full of love, magic, wisdom.
By Anne Ursu
(2019)
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Barely Missing Everything Book Poster Image
age 15+
Eye-opening tale of Latinx teen boys facing racism, despair.
By Matt Mendez
(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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Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution Book Poster Image
age 14+
Empowering practical guide to becoming a social activist.
By Kaelyn Rich
(2018)
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Eliza and Her Monsters Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fame and fandom collide with privacy in engaging tale.
By Francesca Zappia
(2017)
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Clayton Byrd Goes Underground Book Poster Image
age 8+
The blues and forgiveness fuel emotional family grief tale.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2017)
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Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom: Frazzled, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl conquers middle school worries in fun graphic novel.
By Booki Vivat
(2016)
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The Thing About Leftovers Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tween finds her footing in bittersweet post-divorce tale.
By C.C. Payne
(2016)
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A Clatter of Jars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky blend of magic, issues, recipes in summer camp tale.
By Lisa Graff
(2016)
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Ida, Always Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Heartrending, hopeful story of farewell to dying friend.
By Caron Levis
(2016)
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