Book Reviews

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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Astronauts Zoom!: An Astronaut Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 2+
Cheerful pictures and the ABCs of life on the space station.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2021)
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The Messengers: The Greystone Secrets, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids crack codes on coins in clever series conclusion.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2021)
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Golden Gate: City Spies, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed tale celebrates friendship, family, teamwork.
By James Ponti
(2021)
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Kisses and Croissants Book Poster Image
age 12+
American ballerina finds love in sweet romance set in Paris.
By Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau
(2021)
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The Chance to Fly Book Poster Image
age 10+
Uplifting musical theater-themed story has charming lead.
By Ali Stroker, Stacy Davidowitz
(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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The Elephant in the Room Book Poster Image
age 9+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, kindness, and healing.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2021)
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Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery: Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wild sequel pits kids against shadowy group of villains.
By Ally Carter
(2021)
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Flamefall: The Aurelian Cycle, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Complex dragon-fantasy sequel has intrigue, excitement.
By Rosaria Munda
(2021)
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Merci Suárez Can't Dance Book Poster Image
age 9+
Merci deals with racism, family, boys in delightful sequel.
By Meg Medina
(2021)
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Billy Miller Makes a Wish Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny family story has warmth, sibling strife, kindness.
By Kevin Henkes
(2021)
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We Must Not Forget: Holocaust Stories of Survival and Resistance Book Poster Image
age 10+
Extraordinary true stories of bravery, defiance, and hope.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2021)
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When We Were Infinite Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful story of friendship, expectations, and healing.
By Kelly Loy Gilbert
(2021)
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Bones of a Saint Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Resourceful teen faces gang in exciting coming-of-age tale.
By Grant Farley
(2021)
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The House That Wasn't There Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging story of loss, friendship, and a mystery to solve.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2021)
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A Pho Love Story Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Vietnamese American teens find love in heartwarming romcom.
By Loan Le
(2021)
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Girls with Rebel Souls: Girls with Sharp Sticks, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Feminist thriller has smart messages but few thrills.
By Suzanne Young
(2021)
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Rectangle Time Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet, funny tale about reading told from cat's perspective.
By Pamela Paul
(2021)
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Dear Teacher, A Celebration of People Who Inspire Us Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet message of thanks for the life lessons teachers share.
By Paris Rosenthal
(2021)
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