Book Reviews

There Will Come a Darkness: The Age of Darkness, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Mature fantasy with complex characters is full of surprises.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2019)
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Odd Gods [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny tale of misfit non-gods in Mt. Olympus middle school.
By David Slavin, Daniel Weitzman
(2019)
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Pavi Sharma's Guide to Going Home [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Wry story of foster kids looks at tough and tender truths.
By Bridget Farr
(2019)
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My Jasper June [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving, relatable story of loss, life-changing friendship.
By Laurel Snyder
(2019)
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The Crossover: The Graphic Novel [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Graphic adaptation captures basketball's power, poetry.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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Permanent Record [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 14+
Solid coming-of-ager shows lure of celebrity, social media.
By Mary H. K. Choi
(2019)
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My Fate According to the Butterfly [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Emotional tale of family, forgiveness, and drug addiction.
By Gail D. Villanueva
(2019)
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Stargazing [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet friendship-themed graphic novel has a medical scare.
By Jen Wang
(2019)
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Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Nonstop adventure, science, and young genius in fun mystery.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2019)
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Someone Like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Young immigrant achieves her dreams in inspiring memoir.
By Julissa Arce
(2019)
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Five Dark Fates: Three Dark Crowns, Book 4 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Bloody but satisfying end to mature magic-sisters series.
By Kendare Blake
(2019)
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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)
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Nya's Long Walk: A Step at a Time [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 6+
Touching tale explores perseverance, clean water access.
By Linda Sue Park
(2019)
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This Time Will Be Different [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating story of teen confronting the racist past.
By Misa Sugiura
(2019)
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More to the Story [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Warm Little Women update stars Pakistani American sisters.
By Hena Khan
(2019)
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Some Places More Than Others [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Tween girl helps heal family rift in charming novel.
By Renée Watson
(2019)
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Tom Gates Series [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 8+
Homework-dodging 10-year-old brings laughs, heart, doodles.
By L. Pichon
(2015)
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For Black Girls Like Me [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Black girl in white family finds her voice in moving novel.
By Mariama J. Lockington
(2019)
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The Revolution of Birdie Randolph [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Timeless novel about first love and family solidarity.
By Brandy Colbert
(2019)
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Juana & Lucas: Big Problems: Juan & Lucas, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Colombian girl adapts to family changes in charming sequel.
By Juana Medina
(2019)
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