Book Reviews

I'll Be the One Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Body-positive teen seeks K-pop stardom in cute rom-com.
By Lyla Lee
(2020)
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The Henna Wars Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Page-turner rom-com takes on race, faith, queer love.
By Adiba Jaigirdar
(2020)
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Forest of Souls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Relentless violence bludgeons promising tale of friendship.
By Lori M. Lee
(2020)
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The Damned: The Beautiful, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
More angst and romance in series' twisty middle installment.
By Renee Ahdieh
(2020)
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Rick Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Sixth-grader faces bullying bestie in sweet, queer story.
By Alex Gino
(2020)
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Faith: Taking Flight Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fun superhero origin story is body and LGBTQ positive.
By Julie Murphy
(2020)
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The Invisible Web: A Story Celebrating Love and Universal Connection Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gorgeous picture book celebrates interconnectedness.
By Patrice Karst
(2020)
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The Winterhouse Mysteries: Winterhouse, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Last spooky vacation at Winterhouse is well worth the visit.
By Ben Guterson
(2019)
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What Makes a Baby Book Poster Image
age 3+
Great book about babies for every kid and every family.
By Cory Silverberg
(2013)
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Thank You, Helpers: Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Grocery Workers, and More Who Care for Us Book Poster Image
age 3+
Happy rhymes, colors celebrate essential community workers.
By Patricia Hegarty
(2020)
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Call Me Floy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Spirited, nature-loving tween in fact-packed Yosemite tale.
By Joanna Cooke
(2020)
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This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work Book Poster Image
age 11+
Empowering activist guide to defying and disrupting racism.
By Tiffany Jewell
(2020)
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Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match / Marisol McDonald no combina Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mixed-race girl embraces her uniqueness in charming story.
By Monica Brown
(2011)
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Girl, Unframed Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen faces danger and sexual awakening in uneven thriller.
By Deb Caletti
(2020)
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The Empire of Dreams Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girl of Fire and Thorns spin-off offers a new fab girl hero.
By Rae Carson
(2020)
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All Are Welcome Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Kind, uplifting story of inclusion and diversity at school.
By Alexandra Penfold
(2018)
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Santiago's Road Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Young refugees flee violence, form bonds in intense story.
By Alexandra Diaz
(2020)
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You Say it First Book Poster Image
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age 14+
So-so teen romance deals with alcohol and suicide.
By Katie Cotugno
(2020)
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Happy to Be Nappy Book Poster Image
age 2+
Lighthearted tribute to Black girls' hair.
By bell hooks
(1999)
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Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion: The Questioneers, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Curious kids solve ghostly mystery in smart, funny tale.
By Andrea Beaty
(2020)
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