Book Reviews

Gold Rush Girl [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Great characters, perilous adventures in historical tale.
By Avi
(2020)
Continue reading
Call Me Floy [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Spirited, nature-loving tween in fact-packed Yosemite tale.
By Joanna Cooke
(2020)
Continue reading
Orphan Eleven [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Orphans seek home in the circus in riveting page-turner.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2020)
Continue reading
Echo Mountain [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Girl finds her strengths in rich, poignant Depression tale.
By Lauren Wolk
(2020)
Continue reading
The King of Crows: The Diviners, Book 4 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Epic finale to enthralling '20s-set paranormal series.
By Libba Bray
(2020)
Continue reading
The Light in Hidden Places [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting true tale of Polish teen, Jewish family, Holocaust.
By Sharon Cameron
(2020)
Continue reading
Prairie Lotus [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Stunning tale of Asian girl's struggle on 1880s frontier.
By Linda Sue Park
(2020)
Continue reading
Saving Savannah [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 14+
Teen leaves bubble of privilege in exciting historical tale.
By Tonya Bolden
(2020)
Continue reading
Indian No More [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Moving story of Umpqua family relocated to LA in '50s.
By Charlene Willing McManis, Traci Sorell
(2019)
Continue reading
Words on Fire [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Tale of late-1800s Lithuania has big ideas but lacks punch.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2019)
Continue reading
The Good Thieves [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Kids fight gangsters in thrilling, heart-filled 1920s tale.
By Katherine Rundell
(2019)
Continue reading
The Fountains of Silence [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Poignant, powerful drama set in 1957 fascist Spain.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2019)
Continue reading
Anthem [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(2019)
Continue reading
Butterfly Yellow [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 14+
Moving post-Vietnam War story of courage and perseverance.
By Thanhha Lai
(2019)
Continue reading
The Hunt for the Mad Wolf's Daughter [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting, history-steeped sequel has heart, great heroine.
By Diane Magras
(2019)
Continue reading
Lovely War [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 13+
Poignant World War I romance weaves in jazz, Greek gods.
By Julie Berry
(2019)
Continue reading
Courting Darkness [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing historical fiction ramps up the palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2019)
Continue reading
The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Entertaining sequel has strong girl-power messages.
By Mackenzi Lee
(2018)
Continue reading
Finding Langston [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
In lovely, moving story, boy who lost mom discovers poetry.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome
(2018)
Continue reading
My Plain Jane [node:content-type] Poster Image
csm_book
age 13+
Cheeky "Jane Eyre" remake is a ghosty romcom mystery.
By Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton
(2018)
Continue reading

Pages