Book Reviews

From Twinkle With Love Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sparkling romantic comedy has lots to say about friendship.
By Sandhya Menon
(2018)
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How to Code a Sandcastle Book Poster Image
age 4+
Solid coding lessons fill fun tale of girl and her robot.
By Josh Funk
(2018)
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Positively Izzy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teen girls connect in emotional graphic novel.
By Terri Libenson
(2018)
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You Are Mighty:  A Guide to Changing the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, left-leaning how-to for kid activism.
By Caroline Paul
(2018)
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Endling #1: The Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced animal fantasy tackles theme of extinction.
By Katherine Applegate
(2018)
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Amal Unbound Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling story of girl in Pakistan forced to be a servant.
By Aisha Saeed
(2018)
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Brightly Burning Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Engaging reboot puts Jane Eyre in space.
By Alexa Donne
(2018)
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Losers Bracket Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Families and worlds collide in gritty story of a foster kid.
By Chris Crutcher
(2018)
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What If... Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Joyous celebration of a kid’s boundless creativity.
By Samantha Berger
(2018)
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The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self Book Poster Image
age 9+
Empowering advice to help girls discover their strength.
By Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, JillEllyn Riley
(2018)
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Love & War: An Alex & Eliza Story Book Poster Image
age 12+
Hamilton's early married life lacks romance-history balance.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2018)
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No Truth Without Ruth: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Book Poster Image
age 7+
Meaty bio of RBG shows how she fought for women's rights.
By Kathleen Krull
(2018)
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Rebound Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartfelt, soaring, fast-break story of loss and growth.
By Kwame Alexander
(2018)
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Sometimes You Fly Book Poster Image
age 4+
Joyous celebration of the trial and error of growing up.
By Katherine Applegate
(2018)
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Ada Lace Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Third-grader uses science to solve problems and mysteries.
By Emily Calandrelli
(2017)
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Blood Water Paint Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen artist fights rapist in riveting tale of 1610 Rome.
By Joy McCullough
(2018)
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Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lulu helps dog adoption effort in cute series finale.
By Jacky Davis
(2018)
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Aru Shah and the End of Time: A Pandava Novel, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Flawed but fascinating modern spin on Indian mythology.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2018)
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The Poet X Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, haunting story of finding your voice and power.
By Elizabeth Acevedo
(2018)
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Hero at the Fall: Rebel of the Sands, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting fantasy finale has lots of action, some sex.
By Alwyn Hamilton
(2018)
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