Book Reviews

Guts [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, sensitive account of dealing with bathroom anxiety.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2019)
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Five Feet Apart [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 12+
Sweet love story of sick teens who aren't allowed to touch.
By Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis
(2018)
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The Poet X [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, haunting story of finding your voice and power.
By Elizabeth Acevedo
(2018)
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Cute story of two boy bunnies who get married.
By Jill Twiss
(2018)
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The Librarian of Auschwitz [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Unforgettable story of a teen heroine of the Holocaust.
By Antonio Iturbe
(2017)
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Refugee [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 11+
Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
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How to Be a Bawse:  A Guide to Conquering Life [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Honest, inspiring advice from popular YouTuber.
By Lilly Singh
(2017)
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See You in the Cosmos [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, quirky road story sparkles with warmth and wisdom.
By Jack Cheng
(2017)
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The Hate U Give [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring, kid-friendly tales of extraordinary women.
By Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo
(2016)
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Entrancing fantasy spun with magic stresses power of love.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2016)
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The Kingdom of Wrenly Series [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Fun adventures of prince and friend in magical kingdom.
By Jordan Quinn
(2014)
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This Is Where It Ends [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Harrowing and heartbreaking story of a school shooting.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2016)
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The Wild Robot [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 8+
Robot vs. wilderness in poignant survival tale.
By Peter Brown
(2016)
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Salt to the Sea [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartbreaking WWII novel shows power of hope, connection.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2016)
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Serafina and the Black Cloak [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
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George [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Fourth-grader George identifies as a girl in tender tale.
By Alex Gino
(2015)
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The War That Saved My Life [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Abused girl finds courage, family in compelling WWII story.
By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2015)
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I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
(2014)
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Sisters [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, moving memoir should appeal to younger comics fans.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2014)
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