Book Reviews

The King of Crows: The Diviners, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Epic finale to enthralling '20s-set paranormal series.
By Libba Bray
(2020)
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The Light in Hidden Places Book Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting true tale of Polish teen, Jewish family, Holocaust.
By Sharon Cameron
(2020)
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Prairie Lotus Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Stunning tale of Asian girl's struggle on 1880s frontier.
By Linda Sue Park
(2020)
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Saving Savannah Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen leaves bubble of privilege in exciting historical tale.
By Tonya Bolden
(2020)
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Scary Stories for Young Foxes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Intense, violent horror adventure is riveting and haunting.
By Christian McKay Heidicker
(2019)
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All the Days Past, All the Days to Come Book Poster Image
age 15+
Young woman finds independence in compelling saga finale.
By Mildred D. Taylor
(2020)
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Indian No More Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving story of Umpqua family relocated to LA in '50s.
By Charlene Willing McManis, Traci Sorell
(2019)
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Words on Fire Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Tale of late-1800s Lithuania has big ideas but lacks punch.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2019)
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The Good Thieves Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids fight gangsters in thrilling, heart-filled 1920s tale.
By Katherine Rundell
(2019)
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Anthem Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(2019)
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Butterfly Yellow Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving post-Vietnam War story of courage and perseverance.
By Thanhha Lai
(2019)
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Wilder Girls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen girls band together in violent dystopian thriller.
By Rory Power
(2019)
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The Raven's Tale Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping, dark exploration of famous writer's teen years.
By Cat Winters
(2019)
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A Place to Belong Book Poster Image
age 11+
Emotional post-WWII story promotes compassion, perseverance.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2019)
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White Rose Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense, inspiring story of students who defied the Nazis.
By Kip Wilson
(2019)
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Lovely War Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Poignant World War I romance weaves in jazz, Greek gods.
By Julie Berry
(2019)
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Courting Darkness Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing historical fiction ramps up the palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2019)
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Inventing Victoria Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen reinvents herself in engaging post-Reconstruction tale.
By Tonya Bolden
(2019)
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An Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason Book Poster Image
age 14+
So-so historical fiction has romance and intrigue.
By Virginia Boecker
(2018)
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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Babysitters fight monsters in fun horror-lite tale.
By Joe Ballarini
(2017)
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