Book Reviews

Pax: Journey Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy and fox struggle, heal in gripping, heart-filled sequel.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2021)
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Bright Star Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautiful, poignant tale of border life through fawn's eyes.
By Yuyi Morales
(2021)
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RBG's Brave and Brilliant Women: 33 Jewish Women to Inspire Everyone Book Poster Image
age 11+
Inspirational female role models handpicked by RBG.
By Nadine Epstein, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(2021)
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Time for School, Little Blue Truck Book Poster Image
age 4+
Blue helps a friend in need in cheerful school tale.
By Alice Schertle
(2021)
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The Girl from the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen falls for aquatic shape-shifter in swoony romance.
By Molly Knox Ostertag
(2021)
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Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive Book Poster Image
age 9+
Further adventures of fairy tale hero are not too hot.
By Chris Colfer
(2021)
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Nosotros Means Us: A Bilingual Story Book Poster Image
age 3+
A heartfelt ode to the bond between mother and child.
By Paloma Valdivia
(2021)
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The Elephant in the Room Book Poster Image
age 9+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, kindness, and healing.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2021)
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The Rock from the Sky Book Poster Image
age 4+
Earthy illustrations, dry humor make for great read-aloud.
By Jon Klassen
(2021)
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Lost in the Never Woods Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping Peter Pan retell shines light on trauma, recovery.
By Aiden Thomas
(2021)
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We Became Jaguars Book Poster Image
age 5+
Colorful, imaginative adventure blends reality and fantasy.
By Dave Eggers
(2021)
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Off to See the Sea Book Poster Image
age 2+
Charming bath time book shows the power of pretend.
By Nikki Grimes
(2021)
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The Iron Raven: The Iron Fey: Evenfall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
High-action faery world spin-off series stars famous Puck.
By Julie Kagawa
(2021)
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Ground Zero Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Intense, compelling novel about 9/11 and its aftermath.
By Alan Gratz
(2021)
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Winterkeep: Graceling Realm, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating fantasy high in discussion-worthy sex content.
By Kristin Cashore
(2021)
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The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book Poster Image
age 14+
Abstract adaptation captures energy, debauchery of Jazz Age.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald, K. Woodman-Maynard
(2021)
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We Believe in You Book Poster Image
age 2+
Warm, softly illustrated animals inspire and reassure.
By Beth Ferry
(2020)
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Hatch: The Overthrow, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Half-alien teens fight back in violent, overstuffed sequel.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2020)
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No Reading Allowed: The WORST Read-Aloud Book Ever Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious fun with silly sound-alike sentences, great art.
By Raj Haldar, Chris Carpenter
(2020)
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The Camelot Betrayal: Camelot Rising, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Hazy storytelling, but Guinevere the witch still intrigues.
By Kiersten White
(2020)
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