Book Reviews

Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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The Canyon's Edge [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 11+
Poetry lends shape to dramatic, gripping desert adventure.
By Dusti Bowling
(2020)
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Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 5 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Lively nod to Willy Wonka rewards teamwork, empathy.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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Igniting Darkness:  Courting Darkness, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Historical fiction series end bogs down in palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2020)
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Avatar, The Last Airbender: The Shadow of Kyoshi: The Kyoshi Novels, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 12+
Mystical hero propels intense Asian martial arts fantasy.
By F.C. Yee
(2020)
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Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess: The Enola Holmes Mysteries, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Teen girl detective is a fun twist on famous family name.
By Nancy Springer
(2007)
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Finish the Fight: The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring history of the suffrage movement's women of color.
By Veronica Chambers, The Staff of the New York Times
(2020)
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Octopus Stew [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latinx culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
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The Lost Tribes, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Teens must win video game to save parents in clever sci-fi.
By C. Taylor-Butler
(2019)
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Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Girl finds role model who looks like her in inspiring tale.
By Parker Curry, Jessica Curry
(2019)
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Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring, colorful story of senator's lifetime of work.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Their Big Idea [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Lively story of bold leaders in U.S. suffrage movement.
By Susan Campbell Bartoletti
(2020)
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Peanut Goes for the Gold [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Super-positive hamster sets goal, delivers in upbeat tale.
By Jonathan Van Ness
(2020)
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Where Dreams Descend: Kingdom of Cards, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic tale of female magician in dangerous competition.
By Janella Angeles
(2020)
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First Day Critter Jitters [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Hilarious, fun book to soothe first-day-of-school nerves.
By Jory John
(2020)
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Kamala and Maya's Big Idea [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Sisters organize to build a playground in charming tale.
By Meena Harris
(2020)
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Raybearer [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 12+
African teen thwarts deadly wish in inventive fantasy.
By Jordan Ifueko
(2020)
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I Got the School Spirit [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Spirited girl shines in joyful back-to-school book.
By Connie Schofield-Morrison
(2020)
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We Will Rock Our Classmates: Penelope, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
T. rex faces performance anxiety in funny, colorful tale.
By Ryan T. Higgins
(2020)
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The Map of Stars: York, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Wild, imaginative finale of alt-New York fantasy series.
By Laura Ruby
(2020)
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