Book Reviews

The World Needs More Purple People Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cheery call to work and play with all kinds of folks.
By Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart
(2020)
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We Are Not From Here Book Poster Image
age 15+
Haunting and unforgettable story of fleeing teen refugees.
By Jenny Torres Sanchez
(2020)
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I Am Leonardo Da Vinci: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engaging, kid-friendly intro to Italian Renaissance genius.
By Brad Meltzer
(2020)
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Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lots of great life lessons as families celebrate holiday.
By S.K. Ali, Aisha Saeed
(2020)
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Time of Our Lives Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens try to balance duty and dreams in road-trip romance.
By Emily Wibberley, Austin Siegemund-Broka
(2020)
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On the Horizon Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Haunting free-verse account of Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima.
By Lois Lowry
(2020)
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When Stars Are Scattered Book Poster Image
age 10+
Uplifting graphic novel refugee tale inspires compassion.
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed
(2020)
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The Deceivers: Graystone Secrets, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Likable tweens explore another world in intriguing thriller.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2020)
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Gotham High, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen Batman heroes, villains clash in taut high school tale.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2020)
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Red Hood Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Clever feminist spin on fairy tale honors power of women.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2020)
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This Boy Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant, funny look at being a straight, suburban teen boy.
By Lauren Myracle
(2020)
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The Lightness of Hands Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bipolar teen tries to help struggling dad in charming tale.
By Jeff Garvin
(2020)
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Things Seen from Above Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids discover a quirky loner's talent in lovely, kind story.
By Shelley Pearsall
(2020)
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Bad Best Friend Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Eighth grader withstands friend rejection in funny story.
By Rachel Vail
(2020)
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Things You Can't Say Book Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling story of tween grappling with his dad's suicide.
By Jenn Bishop
(2020)
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The King of Crows: The Diviners, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Epic finale to enthralling '20s-set paranormal series.
By Libba Bray
(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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The Upside of Falling Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fake dating turns real and opposites attract in fun romance.
By Alex Light
(2020)
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Dragon Hoops Book 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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Rad American History A-Z: Movements That Demonstrate the Power of the People Book Poster Image
age 12+
Great storytelling and context in fresh, dynamic history.
By Kate Schatz
(2020)
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