Book Reviews

Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 16+
Girl survives through smarts and magic in intense novel.
By Echo Brown
(2020)
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The Lost Girl [node:content-type] 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 [node:content-type] 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 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Muslim teen busts stereotypes in bitterly funny school tale.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2018)
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Eliza and Her Monsters [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Fame and fandom collide with privacy in engaging tale.
By Francesca Zappia
(2017)
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Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom: Frazzled, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Girl conquers middle school worries in fun graphic novel.
By Booki Vivat
(2016)
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A Clatter of Jars [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky blend of magic, issues, recipes in summer camp tale.
By Lisa Graff
(2016)
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Lost in the Sun [node:content-type] 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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Jazzy's Quest: Adopted and Amazing! [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Adopted girl discovers how she's special in engaging tale.
By Carrie Goldman, Juliet Bond
(2015)
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Wild Awake [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 14+
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
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What Happens Next [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 16+
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
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