Book Reviews

The Last Cuentista Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl preserves history on new planet in fresh sci-fi twist.
By Donna Barba Higuera
(2021)
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Suns Will Rise: System Divine, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Third in sci-fi series ramps up the suspense and intrigue.
By Jessica Brody, Joanne Rendell
(2021)
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The Ones We're Meant to Find Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sisters search for each other in mind-bending sci-fi puzzle.
By Joan He
(2021)
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Victories Greater Than Death: Unstoppable, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Awesome space opera offers action and laughs.
By Charlie Jane Anders
(2021)
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The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of 1st Asian American woman military pilot.
By Julie Leung
(2021)
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We Must Not Forget: Holocaust Stories of Survival and Resistance Book Poster Image
age 10+
Extraordinary true stories of bravery, defiance, and hope.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2021)
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She Persisted: Claudette Colvin Book Poster Image
age 6+
Well-crafted story telling of a teen civil rights hero.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome, Chelsea Clinton
(2021)
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The Vanished: Shuri, A Black Panther Novel, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
African princess on engaging quest to rescue girl prodigies.
By Nic Stone
(2021)
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American Immigration: Our History, Our Stories Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tales of inspiring people, awful racism in nuanced history.
By Kathleen Krull
(2020)
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Everything I Thought I Knew Book Poster Image
age 14+
Romance, science blend in emotional heart transplant tale.
By Shannon Takaoka
(2020)
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Lifting As We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box Book Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful history of Black women fighting for the vote.
By Evette Dionne
(2020)
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Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything Book Poster Image
age 16+
Compelling coming-of-ager blends sci-fi and folklore.
By Raquel Vasquez Gilliland
(2020)
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The Other Side of the Sky Book Poster Image
age 13+
Couple grapples with magic and tech in talky sci-fi tale.
By Meagan Spooner, Amie Kaufman
(2020)
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Finish the Fight: The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring history of the suffrage movement's women of color.
By Veronica Chambers, The Staff of the New York Times
(2020)
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The Lost Tribes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teens must win video game to save parents in clever sci-fi.
By C. Taylor-Butler
(2019)
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How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Their Big Idea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively story of bold leaders in U.S. suffrage movement.
By Susan Campbell Bartoletti
(2020)
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Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Powerful story helps guide talk of bias, shootings.
By Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard
(2018)
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The Amber Anthem: 5 Worlds, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gorgeous art buoys slower-moving sci-fi sequel.
By Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel
(2020)
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The Deceivers: Greystone Secrets, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Likable tweens explore another world in intriguing thriller.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2020)
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Rad American History A-Z: Movements That Demonstrate the Power of the People Book Poster Image
age 12+
Great storytelling and context in fresh, dynamic history.
By Kate Schatz
(2020)
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