Book Reviews

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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The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sporty teen girls dive into ocean of fun and useful facts.
By Kim Dwinell
(2021)
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Maya and the Robot Book Poster Image
age 8+
Marvelous Black girl scientist stars in poignant read.
By Eve L. Ewing
(2021)
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Girl Warriors: How 25 Young Activists Are Saving the Earth Book Poster Image
age 9+
Inspiring, informative bios of young climate activists.
By Rachel Sarah
(2021)
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Someone Builds the Dream Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely tribute to tradespeople has great art, musical text.
By Lisa Wheeler
(2021)
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The Octopus Escapes Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively, colorful celebration of cleverness and homecoming.
By Maile Meloy
(2021)
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Thrive: The Overthrow, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Nonstop action and mayhem in alien-invasion finale.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2021)
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Rock Star: Jada Jones, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kind, honest friendship tale shows girl's inner strength.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2017)
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Wow in the World: The How and Wow of the Human Body Book Poster Image
age 8+
Podcast hosts' hilarious, superb body book for kids, tweens.
By Mindy Thomas, Guy Raz
(2021)
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Astronauts Zoom!: An Astronaut Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 2+
Cheerful pictures and the ABCs of life on the space station.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2021)
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I Sang You Down from the Stars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful tale of Indigenous mother preparing for new baby.
By Tasha Spillet-Sumner
(2021)
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The Elephant in the Room Book Poster Image
age 9+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, kindness, and healing.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2021)
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The Rock from the Sky Book Poster Image
age 4+
Earthy illustrations, dry humor make for great read-aloud.
By Jon Klassen
(2021)
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Saving American Beach Book Poster Image
age 5+
Impressive true tale of woman who protected inclusive beach.
By Heidi Tyline King
(2021)
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Charlie Thorne and the Lost City: Charlie Thorne, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fast, fun tale of young genius chasing Darwin's dark secret.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2021)
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The Electric Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive teens struggle to survive in twisty sci-fi tale.
By David Arnold
(2021)
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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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Me & Mama Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Warmhearted tale celebrates everyday mother-daughter love.
By Cozbi A. Cabrera
(2020)
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All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Book Poster Image
age 8+
Compelling, exciting, educational story of 2018 cave rescue.
By Christina Soontornvat
(2020)
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Hatch: The Overthrow, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Half-alien teens fight back in violent, overstuffed sequel.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2020)
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