Book Reviews

Rad American History A-Z: Movements That Demonstrate the Power of the People [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 12+
Great storytelling and context in fresh, dynamic history.
By Kate Schatz
(2020)
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A Good Girl's Guide to Murder [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Teen detective "unsolves" murder in riveting thriller.
By Holly Jackson
(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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The Kingdom of Back [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 12+
Mozart's sister steps up in witty historical fantasy.
By Marie Lu
(2020)
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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Making of America, Book 5 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Informative, fair, balanced bio of the New Deal president.
By Teri Kanefield
(2019)
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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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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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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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The Beast Player [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen bonds with magical beasts in captivating fantasy.
By Nahoko Uehashi
(2019)
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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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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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Bent Heavens [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 14+
Girl seeks revenge for father's abduction in tense thriller.
By Daniel Kraus
(2020)
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Yes No Maybe So [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging blend of activism and cross-cultural romance.
By Becky Albertalli, Aisha Saeed
(2020)
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Here in the Real World [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, relatable tale of tweens gardening in the ruins.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2020)
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Shadow of the Batgirl [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Teen assassin atones in sensitive tale of redemption.
By Sarah Kuhn
(2020)
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Go with the Flow [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Spot-on graphic novel about periods, activism, friendship.
By Lily Williams, Karen Schneemann
(2020)
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