Book Reviews

I Am Not a Label: 34 Artists, Thinkers, Athletes and Activists with Disabilities from Past and Present Book Poster Image
age 6+
Detailed biographies show heart, perseverance.
By Cerrie Burnell
(2020)
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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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The Empire of Dreams Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girl of Fire and Thorns spin-off offers a new fab girl hero.
By Rae Carson
(2020)
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The Shadow Wand: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Witch turns into warrior in sexually charged third book.
By Laurie Forest
(2020)
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One Last Shot Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy tries to heal his family in intense mini-golf tale.
By John David Anderson
(2020)
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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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Black Brother, Black Brother Book Poster Image
age 8+
Boy challenges school bully in exciting sports story.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(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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Dragon Hoops Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Cartoonist tracks winning season in riveting graphic novel.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2020)
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Chirp Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl finds voice to call out harassment in triumphant tale.
By Kate Messner
(2020)
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Shadow of the Batgirl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen assassin atones in sensitive tale of redemption.
By Sarah Kuhn
(2020)
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Epoca: The Tree of Ecrof Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sports-themed magical fantasy values teamwork, character.
By Kobe Bryant, Ivy Claire
(2019)
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The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring profiles of black Americans in history and today.
By The Staff of the Undefeated
(2019)
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A New Beginning: Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Promising spin-off series start with the first girl Ranger!
By John Flanagan
(2013)
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Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fluffy but enjoyable romance with intersecting stories.
By John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle
(2008)
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Dasher Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Reindeer's origin story has striking art, lots of heart.
By Matt Tavares
(2019)
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The Toll:  Arc of a Scythe, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Violent sci-fi thriller finale plays masterful endgame.
By Neal Shusterman
(2019)
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Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively bios of remarkable Muslim women inspire, entertain.
By Saira Mir
(2019)
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The Crayons' Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Crayons celebrate the season with funny pull-out letters.
By Drew Daywalt
(2019)
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Return of the Temujai: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Eighth adventure stays fresh with suspense and high stakes.
By John Flanagan
(2019)
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