Book Reviews

We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler Book Poster Image
age 10+
Heart-stopping true story of students who resisted Nazis.
By Russell Freedman
(2016)
Wolf Hollow Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween's search for justice is intense and beautiful.
By Lauren Wolk
(2016)
The Accident Season Book Poster Image
age 14+
Haunting, beautiful tale of love, pain, and secrets.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2015)
Paperweight Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Beautifully written tale of teen with eating disorder.
By Meg Haston
(2015)
The Last Time We Say Goodbye Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen's heartrending journey after brother's suicide.
By Cynthia Hand
(2015)
Half a World Away Book Poster Image
age 10+
Troubled adopted boy learns to open heart in moving tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2014)
The Family Romanov:  Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia Book Poster Image
age 12+
Vivid, sometimes violent tale of Russia's last royal family.
By Candace Fleming
(2014)
Boxers & Saints Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting graphic-novel set is powerful historical fiction.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2013)
Love in the Time of Global Warming Book Poster Image
age 15+
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBTQ teens.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
The Children of Willesden Lane Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
(2003)
Sense and Sensibility Book Poster Image
age 14+
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
By Jane Austen
(1811)
The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts Book Poster Image
age 15+
Provocative memoir blends history with legend.
By Maxine Hong Kingston
(1975)
I Capture the Castle Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating story of teen's eccentric English family.
By Dodie Smith
(2003)
To Kill a Mockingbird Book Poster Image
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)