Book Reviews

The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet take on stress of picking the best Halloween costume.
By Jory John
(2021)
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A Song of Frutas Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Poetic street vendor tale highlights connection to roots.
By Margarita Engle
(2021)
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Sunshine and the Full Moon Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging werewolf mystery has a refreshing, sporty spin.
By Jon Robinson
(2021)
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All the Things We Never Knew Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense, emotional novel about first love, family secrets.
By Liara Tamani
(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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Last Gate of the Emperor Book Poster Image
age 8+
Afrofuturistic adventure hits its targets for sci-fi fans.
By Kwame Mbalia, Prince Joel Makonnen
(2021)
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J.D. and the Great Barber Battle Book Poster Image
age 6+
Superb, fun, nuanced story of family, friends, Black hair.
By J. Dillard
(2021)
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Rebel Girls Lead: 25 Tales of Powerful Women Book Poster Image
age 6+
Exciting biographies of women leaders sure to inspire.
By Rebel Girls
(2021)
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The River of Sand: Epoca, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting second book in sports-themed fantasy.
By Kobe Bryant, Ivy Claire
(2020)
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Game Changer Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Football player hits alternate dimension in exciting sci-fi.
By Neal Shusterman
(2021)
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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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The Vanished: Shuri, A Black Panther Novel, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
African princess on engaging quest to rescue girl prodigies.
By Nic Stone
(2021)
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Her Body Can Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet body-positive book encourages body- and self-love.
By Katie Crenshaw, Ady Meschke
(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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Crush: Crave, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unpolished storytelling mars otherwise fun paranormal soap.
By Tracy Wolff
(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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Becoming Muhammad Ali Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lyrical novel traces childhood, evolution of sports legend.
By Kwame Alexander, James Patterson
(2020)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring tales of women pursuing dreams in a new land.
By Elena Favilli
(2020)
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Furia Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Argentinian teen's exciting fight to reach her soccer dream.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(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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