Book Reviews

The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution Book Poster Image
age 14+
Empowering practical guide to becoming a social activist.
By Kaelyn Rich
(2018)
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Imposters Book Poster Image
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age 12+
All action and cool tech in Uglies Quartet spin-off.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide Book Poster Image
age 12+
A must-read history of racism and oppression in America.
By Carol Anderson, Tonya Bolden
(2018)
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Isle of the Lost: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 8+
Disney villain-kids tale gets fast-paced graphic revamp.
By Melissa de la Cruz, Robert Venditti
(2018)
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Seafire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Swashbuckling all-girl crew fuels thrilling dystopian tale.
By Natalie C. Parker
(2018)
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Dream Country Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping five-generation saga of an African American family.
By Shannon Gibney
(2018)
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Sadie Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Raw thriller about a brutal crime and teen seeking justice.
By Courtney Summers
(2018)
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We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring advice from diverse authors and illustrators.
By Wade Hudson, Cheryl Willis Hudson
(2018)
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People Kill People Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark, gritty story tackles gun violence, white supremacy.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2018)
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Unbelievably Boring Bart Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun story of the middle school trials of shy game designer.
By James Patterson, Duane Swierczynski
(2018)
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Dance of Thieves Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Remnant Chronicles spin-off high in romance and adventure.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2018)
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Nowhere Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Riveting friendship tale set against terror, refugee crisis.
By Katherine Marsh
(2018)
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Catwoman: Soulstealer Book Poster Image
age 14+
Convoluted crime wave slows adventure's momentum.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2018)
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Harbor Me Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Kids get safe space to tell their stories in moving tale.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2018)
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The Day You Begin Book Poster Image
age 4+
Encouraging advice for kids who feel excluded or less than.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2018)
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Finding Langston Book Poster Image
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age 8+
In lovely, moving story, boy who lost mom discovers poetry.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome
(2018)
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Lions & Liars Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Lively tween camp misadventure has laughs, life lessons.
By Kate Beasley
(2018)
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Illegal Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Graphic novel paints harrowing picture of refugee crisis.
By Andrew Donkin, Eoin Colfer
(2018)
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I Am Still Alive Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen survives alone in the wilderness in gripping thriller.
By Kate Alice Marshall
(2018)
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