Book Reviews

Two Can Keep a Secret Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen thriller is heavy on clichés, light on thrills.
By Karen M. McManus
(2019)
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New Kid Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, heartfelt middle school tale explores race, class.
By Jerry Craft
(2019)
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Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble Book Poster Image
age 7+
Cranky kitty gets territorial in funny kitten tale.
By Nick Bruel
(2018)
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The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
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Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties: Frazzled, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Abbie overcomes Outdoor School anxiety in hilarious sequel.
By Booki Vivat
(2019)
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The Vanishing Stair: Truly Devious, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hip mystery sequel is expertly paced and absorbing.
By Maureen Johnson
(2019)
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The Baby-Sitters Club Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, updated graphic novel version has deep layers.
By Raina Telgemeier, Gale Galligan, Ann M. Martin
(2015)
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The Impossible Crime: Mac B., Kid Spy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspired silliness in laugh-out-loud spy mystery.
By Mac Barnett
(2018)
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Sanity & Tallulah Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lively graphic novel offers smart-girl adventures in space.
By Molly Brooks
(2018)
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The Complete Maus Book Poster Image
age 13+
Unforgettable graphic memoir of the Holocaust.
By Art Spiegelman
(2003)
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Home After Dark Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Powerful graphic novel explores issues of abandonment.
By David Small
(2018)
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Sawkill Girls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens hunt shape-shifting beast in eerie fantasy thriller.
By Claire Legrand
(2018)
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Hey, Kiddo Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Big-hearted memoir of rocky childhood with addicted mom.
By Jarrett J. Krosoczka
(2018)
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The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees Book Poster Image
age 13+
Compassionate graphic novel account of refugees' struggle.
By Don Brown
(2018)
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Isle of the Lost: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 8+
Disney villain-kids tale gets fast-paced graphic revamp.
By Melissa de la Cruz, Robert Venditti
(2018)
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The Broken Vow: Spill Zone, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Tough sisters battle other-dimension beasts in trippy tale.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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Illegal Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Graphic novel paints harrowing picture of refugee crisis.
By Andrew Donkin, Eoin Colfer
(2018)
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The Towering Sky: The Thousandth Floor, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Mystery series finale is a little less everything.
By Katharine McGee
(2018)
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The Cardboard Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids make up own brave adventures in fun tale of free play.
By Chad Sell
(2018)
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All Summer Long Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Best friends battle summer blues in heartfelt graphic novel.
By Hope Larson
(2018)
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