Book Reviews

Linked Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Swastika in middle school launches complex, uneasy tale.
By Gordon Korman
(2021)
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AstroNuts Mission Two: The Water Planet Book Poster Image
age 8+
Unlikely superheroes go on zany, funny eco-themed quest.
By Jon Scieszka
(2020)
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Rez Dogs Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lyrical celebration of culture, connection in time of COVID.
By Joseph Bruchac
(2021)
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The Summer of Lost Letters Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging summer romance uncovers long-buried family secrets.
By Hannah Reynolds
(2021)
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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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Midnight Train: Enchanter's Child, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Finale pulls into the station with adventure and heart.
By Angie Sage
(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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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy Book Poster Image
age 10+
Historical commentary and gentle invitation to be an ally.
By Emmanuel Acho
(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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