Book Reviews

Bluebird Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teen spy hunts her Nazi dad in twisty, violent thriller.
By Sharon Cameron
(2021)
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Bear Is a Bear Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Gorgeous illustrations and warm message of love over time.
By Jonathan Stutzman
(2021)
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Why We Fly Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Important story of teen activism starts strong but fizzles.
By Kimberly Jones, Gilly Segal
(2021)
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Room to Dream: Front Desk, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful story tackles racism, consent, and gentrification.
By Kelly Yang
(2021)
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Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun rhymes and stunning illustrations for truck enthusiasts.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2021)
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The Last Cuentista Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl preserves history on new planet in fresh sci-fi twist.
By Donna Barba Higuera
(2021)
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The Beatryce Prophecy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lively fable celebrates friendship, girl (and goat) power.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2021)
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The Christmas Pig Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky holiday odyssey helps boy cope with loss and divorce.
By J. K. Rowling
(2021)
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How to Find What You're Not Looking For Book Poster Image
age 10+
Remarkable, intimate exploration of ethnic identity.
By Veera Hiranandani
(2021)
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Trick or Treat, Crankenstein Book Poster Image
age 4+
Splashy colors and relatable moods make a fun read-aloud.
By Samantha Berger
(2021)
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Final Season Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Lots of teamwork and action in touching football story.
By Tim Green
(2021)
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Black Birds in the Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping account of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre.
By Brandy Colbert
(2021)
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The Kids of Cattywampus Street Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, offbeat short stories filled with fun absurdities.
By Lisa Jahn-Clough
(2021)
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As Good As Dead: The Finale to A Good Girl's Guide to Murder Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen detective hunts a serial killer in gripping thriller.
By Holly Jackson
(2021)
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Egg Marks the Spot: Skunk and Badger, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, whimsical adventure of friendship and rocks.
By Amy Timberlake
(2021)
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Realm Breaker: Realm Breaker, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Slow-starting but riveting quest has potential to turn epic.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2021)
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The Hawthorne Legacy: The Inheritance Games, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intrigue, puzzles, new locations in exciting continuation.
By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
(2021)
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Kaleidoscope Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting collection of story fragments traces love and loss.
By Brian Selznick
(2021)
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Ace of Spades Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teens seek who's behind online bullying in tense thriller.
By Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé
(2021)
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We Are Family Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids fight to save their team in fun, light basketball tale.
By LeBron James, Andrea Williams
(2021)
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