Book Reviews

The Legend of Auntie Po Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, funny, wise tale of queer immigrant teen in 1885 U.S.
By Shing Yin Khor
(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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Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet Book Poster Image
age 14+
Bittersweet, mouthwatering Latinx coming-of-ager.
By Laekan Zea Kemp
(2021)
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Ways to Grow Love: Ryan Hart, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun tale of Ryan's eventful summer with family and friends.
By Renée Watson
(2021)
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Measuring Up Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Strong Asian girl drives quick, tasty cooking drama.
By Lily LaMotte
(2020)
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Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration Book Poster Image
age 6+
Joyous look at the color brown in the world around us.
By Samara Cole Doyon
(2020)
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Little Blue Truck's Valentine Book Poster Image
age 4+
Helpful truck spreads holiday love and gets some, too.
By Alice Schertle
(2020)
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A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow Book Poster Image
age 13+
Latina teen falls for English boy in sweet romance.
By Laura Taylor Namey
(2020)
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Always Together at Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reassuring look at how Christmas 2020 is a little different.
By Sara Sargent
(2020)
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5 More Sleeps 'Til Christmas Book Poster Image
age 3+
Happy story, warm illustrations capture holiday excitement.
By Jimmy Fallon
(2020)
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The Ickabog Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Harry Potter author's fairy tale is darker than expected.
By J. K. Rowling
(2020)
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Every Night Is Pizza Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
Playful story, vibrant images encourage trying new foods.
By J. Kenji López-Alt
(2020)
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Gustavo, the Shy Ghost Book Poster Image
age 3+
A ghostly sweet tale of courage and friendship.
By Flavia Z. Drago
(2020)
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Octopus Stew Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latinx culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
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The Winterhouse Mysteries: Winterhouse, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Last spooky vacation at Winterhouse is well worth the visit.
By Ben Guterson
(2019)
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Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lots of great life lessons as families celebrate holiday.
By S.K. Ali, Aisha Saeed
(2020)
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Ways to Make Sunshine: Ryan Hart, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl meets challenges with pluck in charming family tale.
By Renée Watson
(2020)
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I Believe I Can Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Poetic picture book encourages self-esteem and optimism.
By Grace Byers
(2020)
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¡Vamos! Let's Go Eat! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Delectable food truck journey has tons of Spanish vocab.
By Raul the Third
(2020)
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From the Desk of Zoe Washington Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl works to clear her father of a crime in smart tale.
By Janae Marks
(2020)
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