Book Reviews

Forever This Summer: Love Like Sky, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl helps friend discover her past in heartwarming tale.
By Leslie C. Youngblood
(2021)
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Maya and the Robot Book Poster Image
age 8+
Marvelous Black girl scientist stars in poignant read.
By Eve L. Ewing
(2021)
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Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating Book Poster Image
age 13+
Cute, socially aware romance of queer South Asian teens.
By Adiba Jaigirdar
(2021)
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Instructions for Dancing Book Poster Image
age 13+
Emotional, memorable tale of girl who has romantic visions.
By Nicola Yoon
(2021)
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The Hidden Knife Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantastic fantasy world, cool gargoyles, but rushed story.
By Melissa Marr
(2021)
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Indivisible Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gripping tale of documented teen and his migrant family.
By Daniel Aleman
(2021)
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When You Look Like Us Book Poster Image
age 16+
Teen searches for missing sister in thrilling novel.
By Pamela N. Harris
(2021)
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The Hollow Inside Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thriller catches kidnapped teen in twisted revenge plot.
By Brooke Lauren Davis
(2021)
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Force of Fire: A Kingdom Beyond Novel Book Poster Image
age 10+
Demon-girl adventure has wackiness and heart.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2021)
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Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses Book Poster Image
age 14+
Friendship, community shine in funny, moving werewolf tale.
By Kristen O'Neal
(2021)
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The Box in the Woods: Truly Devious, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature, very witty summer camp murder mystery.
By Maureen Johnson
(2021)
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All the Things We Never Knew Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense, emotional novel about first love, family secrets.
By Liara Tamani
(2021)
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From Little Tokyo, With Love Book Poster Image
age 14+
Funny, fierce romance explores belonging, fitting in.
By Sarah Kuhn
(2021)
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Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope Book Poster Image
age 4+
Powerful story of affirmation of boy's gender identity.
By Jodie Patterson
(2021)
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Curse of the Forgotten City: Emblem Island, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting high-seas magical, mythical adventure.
By Alex Aster
(2021)
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An Emotion of Great Delight Book Poster Image
age 14+
Love, turmoil in emotionally intense post-9/11 teen tale.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2021)
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One Great Lie Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving tale of teen girl whose idol sexually harasses her.
By Deb Caletti
(2021)
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Pumpkin Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Funny, charming prom tale brims with identity positivity.
By Julie Murphy
(2021)
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Daddy & Dada Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Lovely picture book shows many ways families are made.
By Ryan Brockington, Isaac Webster
(2021)
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Misfit in Love: Saints and Misfits, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Charming romcom with a serious message about prejudice.
By S.K. Ali
(2021)
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