Book Reviews

A Song of Frutas Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Poetic street vendor tale highlights connection to roots.
By Margarita Engle
(2021)
Continue reading
Erik vs. Everything Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, heartfelt story about a boy facing his fears.
By Christina Uss
(2021)
Continue reading
Radha & Jai's Recipe for Romance Book Poster Image
age 13+
Light, Indian-dance-themed romance has positive messages.
By Nisha Sharma
(2021)
Continue reading
Six Crimson Cranes Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fascinating fantasy steeped in East Asian folklore.
By Elizabeth Lim
(2021)
Continue reading
Time Villains: Time Villains, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tweens battle time-traveling pirates in exciting adventure.
By Victor Piñeiro
(2021)
Continue reading
Best Nerds Forever Book Poster Image
age 10+
Ghostly mystery has humor, sadness, and surprising depth.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2021)
Continue reading
Forever This Summer: Love Like Sky, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl helps friend discover her past in heartwarming tale.
By Leslie C. Youngblood
(2021)
Continue reading
Summer in the City of Roses Book Poster Image
age 15+
Moving, sweet coming-of-ager with magical realism goes deep.
By Michelle Ruiz Keil
(2021)
Continue reading
Rez Dogs Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 9+
Lyrical celebration of culture, connection in time of COVID.
By Joseph Bruchac
(2021)
Continue reading
The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sporty teen girls dive into ocean of fun and useful facts.
By Kim Dwinell
(2021)
Continue reading
Maya and the Robot Book Poster Image
age 8+
Marvelous Black girl scientist stars in poignant read.
By Eve L. Ewing
(2021)
Continue reading
Sunshine and the Full Moon Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging werewolf mystery has a refreshing, sporty spin.
By Jon Robinson
(2021)
Continue reading
Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating Book Poster Image
age 13+
Cute, socially aware romance of queer South Asian teens.
By Adiba Jaigirdar
(2021)
Continue reading
Instructions for Dancing Book Poster Image
age 13+
Emotional, memorable tale of girl who has romantic visions.
By Nicola Yoon
(2021)
Continue reading
Tokyo Ever After Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 13+
Romantic coming-of-ager is funny, breezy, but genuine.
By Emiko Jean
(2021)
Continue reading
Turtle in Paradise: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 8+
Family secrets fuel lively tale of trying to fit in.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2021)
Continue reading
Marcus Makes a Movie Book Poster Image
age 8+
Story of friendship and filmmaking has humor and real depth.
By Kevin Hart
(2021)
Continue reading
Nerdycorn Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 3+
Fun, colorful story celebrates individuality and friendship.
By Andrew Root
(2021)
Continue reading
The Summer of Lost Letters Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging summer romance uncovers long-buried family secrets.
By Hannah Reynolds
(2021)
Continue reading
Girl Warriors: How 25 Young Activists Are Saving the Earth Book Poster Image
age 9+
Inspiring, informative bios of young climate activists.
By Rachel Sarah
(2021)
Continue reading

Pages