Book Reviews

A Curse So Dark and Lonely Book Poster Image
age 14+
Modern "Beauty" tale has complex characters, gore, humor.
By Brigid Kemmerer
(2019)
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Breathe with Me: Using Breath to Feel Strong, Calm, and Happy Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle tools for kids to connect daily moments to breath.
By Mariam Gates
(2019)
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Darius the Great is Not Okay Book Poster Image
age 12+
Unforgettable heartwarming story of friendship and family.
By Adib Khorram
(2018)
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Good Enough Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Compelling, emotional look at tween's anorexia recovery.
By Jen Petro-Roy
(2019)
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The Girl King Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Action-filled fantasy series off to a violent start.
By Mimi Yu
(2019)
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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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Watch Us Rise Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring teen activists join forces in sweet friends tale.
By Renée Watson, Ellen Hagan
(2019)
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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Book Poster Image
age 13+
Realistic, compelling coming-of-age stories of black teens.
By Ibi Zoboi
(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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Dragon Pearl Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fox-spirit teen brings Korean myths to adventurous sci-fi.
By Yoon Ha Lee
(2019)
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Let the Children March Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful art amplifies inspiring civil rights protest tale.
By Monica Clark-Robinson
(2018)
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The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir teaches kids to dream big.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2019)
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Ghost Boys Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Heavy look at long history of whites killing black kids.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2018)
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Superheroes Are Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 4+
Senator spotlights everyday heroes in inspiring pic book.
By Kamala Harris
(2019)
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The Unteachables Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Triumph, life lessons fill hysterical middle school romp.
By Gordon Korman
(2019)
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Slayer Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Uneven series start picks up when Buffy TV series ends.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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Dog Diaries: A Middle School Story Book Poster Image
age 6+
Rafe's dog tells bouncy tale in Middle School spin-off.
By James Patterson, Steven Butler
(2018)
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Dactyl Hill Squad Book Poster Image
age 9+
Civil War-era kids ride dinos in New York in curious mashup.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2018)
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The Crossroads Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Refugee kids find new life in nuanced, relatable sequel.
By Alexandra Diaz
(2018)
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Charlie Hernández & The League of Shadows Book Poster Image
age 11+
Kids fight folklore beings in adventure with lots of chills.
By Ryan Calejo
(2018)
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