Book Reviews

Puddin' Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Good-hearted companion tale lacks spark of Dumplin'.
By Julie Murphy
(2018)
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Supergifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Laughs mix with life lessons in strong middle school sequel.
By Gordon Korman
(2018)
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Kat and Meg Conquer the World Book Poster Image
age 13+
Quirky friendship tale fosters empathy.
By Anna Priemaza
(2017)
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Tumble & Blue Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy and girl team up to find new fates in magical adventure.
By Cassie Beasley
(2017)
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Dork Diaries 12: Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe Book Poster Image
age 9+
Crushes and middle school drama continue in popular series.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2017)
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Little Bigfoot, Big City: The Littlest Bigfoot, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tender, wise look at tested friendship amid paranormal plot.
By Jennifer Weiner
(2017)
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The Way to Bea Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Charming, must-read story of friendship and self-acceptance.
By Kat Yeh
(2017)
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Nothing Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Funny, irreverent look at everyday teen dramas.
By Annie Barrows
(2017)
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Real Friends Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Painfully honest, hopeful memoir of coping with frenemies.
By Shannon Hale
(2017)
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Flying Lessons and Other Stories Book Poster Image
age 8+
Riveting collection reflects common dreams, struggles.
By Ellen Oh
(2017)
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The Friendship Experiment Book Poster Image
age 9+
Smart, heartfelt portrayal of lonely, science-loving tween.
By Erin Teagan
(2016)
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Holding Up the Universe Book Poster Image
age 14+
Insightful, inspiring romance full of surprises.
By Jennifer Niven
(2016)
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Dory Dory Black Sheep: Dory Fantasmagory, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Dory faces reading difficulties in imaginative third romp.
By Abby Hanlon
(2016)
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Moo
age 8+
City kids meet cow in fun tale of empathy, perseverance.
By Sharon Creech
(2016)
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The Littlest Bigfoot: The Littlest Bigfoot, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Misfits find common ground, friendship in quirky fantasy.
By Jennifer Weiner
(2016)
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Hundred Percent Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Honest, heartrending look at tween friendships, identity.
By Karen Romano Young
(2016)
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Lily and Dunkin Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Sensitive story of misfits striving to be their real selves.
By Donna Gephart
(2016)
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The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, wacky series start has strong values, scary moments.
By Tracey Hecht
(2016)
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Emily Windsnap Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Mermaid-human girl finds friends, family in fun adventures.
By Liz Kessler
(2012)
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Queen of Likes Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lighthearted but memorable look at social media addiction.
By Hillary Homzie
(2016)
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