Book Reviews

Boy, Everywhere Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Syrian boy flees home, endures as a refugee.
By A. M. Dassu
(2020)
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An Emotion of Great Delight Book Poster Image
age 14+
Love, turmoil in emotionally intense post-9/11 teen tale.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2021)
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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 9+
Young WWII refugee's story told with warmth and wonder.
By Judith Kerr
(1971)
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Keeping the City Going Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gratitude brims in celebration of workers in the pandemic.
By Brian Floca
(2021)
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Luck of the Titanic Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intriguing drama of doomed ship spotlights Asian experience.
By Stacey Lee
(2021)
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We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know Book Poster Image
age 7+
Powerful book about survival, strength of Native Nations.
By Traci Sorell
(2021)
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Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Book Poster Image
age 8+
Complex intro to history of U.S. ideas about race.
By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Sonja Cherry-Paul
(2021)
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Finding Junie Kim Book Poster Image
age 9+
Korean American girl fights racism in excellent, bold novel.
By Ellen Oh
(2021)
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I Am Frida Kahlo: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively, appealing bio encourages being your unique self.
By Brad Meltzer
(2021)
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One of the Good Ones Book Poster Image
age 13+
Rousing novel about teen's quest in honor of late sister.
By Maika Moulite, Maritza Moulite
(2021)
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Farewell to Manzanar Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fascinating memoir portrays childhood during internment.
By Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, James D. Houston
(2021)
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The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of 1st Asian American woman military pilot.
By Julie Leung
(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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Rescue Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Suspenseful drama of escape from Nazi occupation in WWII.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2021)
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Amber & Clay Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Lyrical, epic tale of ancient Greece is emotionally intense.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2021)
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Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers Book Poster Image
age 10+
Candid and inspiring memoir from a former First Lady.
By Michelle Obama
(2021)
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Love Is a Revolution Book Poster Image
age 13+
Charming story of teen trying on new identities.
By Renée Watson
(2021)
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Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful account of national tragedy.
By Derf Backderf
(2020)
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Charlie Thorne and the Lost City: Charlie Thorne, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fast, fun tale of young genius chasing Darwin's dark secret.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2021)
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Apple: (Skin to the Core) Book Poster Image
age 14+
Extraordinary must-read memoir of coming of age on the Rez.
By Eric Gansworth
(2020)
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