Book Reviews

Dragon Hoops [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 12+
Cartoonist tracks winning season in riveting graphic novel.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2020)
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We Unleash the Merciless Storm [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Exciting Latinx fantasy finale ramps up violence, romance.
By Tehlor Kay Mejia
(2020)
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Mañanaland [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween rescues refugees in moving magical realism tale.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2020)
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Chain of Gold: The Last Hours, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Shadowhunters fight poisoning demons in exciting spin-off.
By Cassandra Clare
(2020)
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Confessions of a Dork Lord [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Tale of magic-impaired underdog on quest is slow, overdone.
By Mike Johnston
(2020)
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Prairie Lotus [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 11+
Stunning tale of Asian girl's struggle on 1880s frontier.
By Linda Sue Park
(2020)
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Stella Diaz Never Gives Up [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 6+
Girl becomes activist, navigates friendships in fun story.
By Angela Dominguez
(2020)
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Layoverland [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen searches for truth in funny, poignant afterlife story.
By Gabby Noone
(2020)
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Beginners Welcome [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Well-intentioned story of sixth-grader grieving dad's death.
By Cindy Baldwin
(2020)
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Race to the Sun [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun girl hero drives fast-paced, modern take on Navajo myth.
By Rebecca Roanhorse
(2020)
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I Am Love [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 5+
Charming book in popular series has a big heart.
By Susan Verde
(2020)
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Girls with Razor Hearts [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Girls grapple with their value in exciting thriller.
By Suzanne Young
(2020)
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A Home for Goddesses and Dogs [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Humor, inclusion, kindness in heart-filled tale of grief.
By Leslie Connor
(2020)
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From the Desk of Zoe Washington [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Girl works to clear her father of a crime in smart tale.
By Janae Marks
(2020)
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96 Miles [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Kids seek safety in riveting tale of post-disaster trek.
By J. L. Esplin
(2020)
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Tomorrow I'll Be Kind [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Book about kindness is beautiful but preachy.
By Jessica Hische
(2020)
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Chirp [node:content-type] 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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Foul Is Fair [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 14+
Dark, violent revenge tale is a teen update of "Macbeth."
By Hannah Capin
(2020)
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The Thief Knot: A Greenglass House Story [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Intrepid tweens hunt down kidnappers in intriguing mystery.
By Kate Milford
(2020)
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Not So Pure and Simple [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Hilarious tale of teen sexual and romantic drama.
By Lamar Giles
(2020)
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