Book Reviews

Forever This Summer: Love Like Sky, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl helps friend discover her past in heartwarming tale.
By Leslie C. Youngblood
(2021)
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Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating Book Poster Image
age 13+
Cute, socially aware romance of queer South Asian teens.
By Adiba Jaigirdar
(2021)
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Indivisible Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gripping tale of documented teen and his migrant family.
By Daniel Aleman
(2021)
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Force of Fire: A Kingdom Beyond Novel Book Poster Image
age 10+
Demon-girl adventure has wackiness and heart.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(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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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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America, My Love, America, My Heart Book Poster Image
age 5+
Powerful poem asks the U.S. if it loves all its people.
By Daria Peoples-Riley
(2021)
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Boy, Everywhere Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Syrian boy flees home, endures as a refugee.
By A. M. Dassu
(2020)
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Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope Book Poster Image
age 4+
Powerful story of affirmation of boy's gender identity.
By Jodie Patterson
(2021)
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Midnight Train: Enchanter's Child, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Finale pulls into the station with adventure and heart.
By Angie Sage
(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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The Eyemonger Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Creepy but thought-provoking tale about safety and privacy.
By Daniel J. Solove
(2021)
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Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Book Poster Image
age 8+
Complex intro to history of U.S. ideas about race.
By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Sonja Cherry-Paul
(2021)
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Finding Junie Kim Book Poster Image
age 9+
Korean American girl fights racism in excellent, bold novel.
By Ellen Oh
(2021)
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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy Book Poster Image
age 10+
Historical commentary and gentle invitation to be an ally.
By Emmanuel Acho
(2021)
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One of the Good Ones Book Poster Image
age 13+
Rousing novel about teen's quest in honor of late sister.
By Maika Moulite, Maritza Moulite
(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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Starfish Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving, witty novel tackles fatphobia, self-advocacy.
By Lisa Fipps
(2021)
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The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of 1st Asian American woman military pilot.
By Julie Leung
(2021)
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Muse Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen comes into power in suspenseful alternative history.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2021)
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