Book Reviews

The Legend of Auntie Po Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, funny, wise tale of queer immigrant teen in 1885 U.S.
By Shing Yin Khor
(2021)
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Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet Book Poster Image
age 14+
Bittersweet, mouthwatering Latinx coming-of-ager.
By Laekan Zea Kemp
(2021)
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Ways to Grow Love: Ryan Hart, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun tale of Ryan's eventful summer with family and friends.
By Renée Watson
(2021)
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Measuring Up Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Strong Asian girl drives quick, tasty cooking drama.
By Lily LaMotte
(2020)
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Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration Book Poster Image
age 6+
Joyous look at the color brown in the world around us.
By Samara Cole Doyon
(2020)
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A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow Book Poster Image
age 13+
Latina teen falls for English boy in sweet romance.
By Laura Taylor Namey
(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 Ickabog Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Harry Potter author's fairy tale is darker than expected.
By J. K. Rowling
(2020)
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Every Night Is Pizza Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
Playful story, vibrant images encourage trying new foods.
By J. Kenji López-Alt
(2020)
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Octopus Stew Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latinx culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
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The Challenger: Contender, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Modern teens fight as gladiators in more violent sequel.
By Taran Matharu
(2020)
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We Will Rock Our Classmates: Penelope, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
T. rex faces performance anxiety in funny, colorful tale.
By Ryan T. Higgins
(2020)
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Ways to Make Sunshine: Ryan Hart, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl meets challenges with pluck in charming family tale.
By Renée Watson
(2020)
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I Believe I Can Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Poetic picture book encourages self-esteem and optimism.
By Grace Byers
(2020)
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¡Vamos! Let's Go Eat! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Delectable food truck journey has tons of Spanish vocab.
By Raul the Third
(2020)
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From the Desk of Zoe Washington Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl works to clear her father of a crime in smart tale.
By Janae Marks
(2020)
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Chirp Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl finds voice to call out harassment in triumphant tale.
By Kate Messner
(2020)
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Parked Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Poverty, being unhoused explored in hopeful tale.
By Danielle Svetcov
(2020)
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The Daring Book for Girls Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun activities, info, and skills for all genders and ages.
By Andrea J. Buchanan, Miriam Peskowitz
(2012)
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Scientists Get Dressed Book Poster Image
age 7+
Info-packed look at what scientists wear to do their jobs.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2019)
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