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Wish on All the Stars
Schroeder, Lisa
ISBN: 9781338195774
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Prolific author Lisa Schroeder has written a sequel to “See You on a Starry Night” that can be read as…

Cursed
Silverstein, Karol Ruth
ISBN: 9781580899406
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Debut author and screenwriter Karol Ruth Silverstein pens an empowering and emotionally-charged novel about a teen with juvenile arthritis, based…

Something Like Gravity
Smith, Amber
ISBN: 9781534437180
Grades: Grades 9 to 12

New York Times best-selling author Amber Smith, who is an advocate for increased awareness of gender violence as well as…

Teen Titans: Raven
Garcia, Kami
ISBN: 9781401286231
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Young adult author Kami Garcia writes her debut graphic novel with artist Gabriel Picolo, producing the first amazing installment of…


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Grade K – 3 Book Reviews

Didi Dodo, Future Spy
Angleberger, Tom
ISBN: 9781419733703
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Tom Angelberger is back with a new, goofy spin-off from Inspector Flytrap. Didi Dodo rollerblades her way into mysteries, and…

Freya and Zoose
Butler, Emily
ISBN: 9781524717711
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7

Freya is a Rockhopper Penguin. Rockhopper Penguins don’t travel, as Freya has been told over and over. However, with her…

Thundercluck!
Tillery, Paul
ISBN: 9781250155283
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Look no farther than Thundercluck to add to your reluctant reader section! Thor (yes, Norse god Thor) has a pet…

My Father’s Words

ISBN:
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4

Patricia MacLachlan pens another stunning book about grief, love, loss, and hope. Fiona and Finn’s family revolves around their father,…

Grade 4 – 6 Book Reviews

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Wish on All the Stars
Schroeder, Lisa
ISBN: 9781338195774
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Prolific author Lisa Schroeder has written a sequel to “See You on a Starry Night” that can be read as…

Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation
Gibbs, Stuart
ISBN: 9781534424760
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

New York Times best-selling author Stuart Gibbs begins a new series with an entertaining espionage thriller featuring twelve-year-old Charlotte ‘Charlie”…

Out to Get You: 13 Tales of Weirdness and Woe
Allen, Josh
ISBN: 9780823443666
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Author Josh Allen, who checks for monsters under his bed each night before switching off the lights, takes preteens and…

The 47 People You’ll Meet in Middle School
Mahoney, Kristin
ISBN: 9781524765132
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

With wit and humor, author Kristin Mahoney has written a realistic guide that captures the people and indignities of transitioning…

Grade 7 – 9 Book Reviews

Wish on All the Stars
Schroeder, Lisa
ISBN: 9781338195774
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Prolific author Lisa Schroeder has written a sequel to “See You on a Starry Night” that can be read as…

Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation
Gibbs, Stuart
ISBN: 9781534424760
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

New York Times best-selling author Stuart Gibbs begins a new series with an entertaining espionage thriller featuring twelve-year-old Charlotte ‘Charlie”…

Out to Get You: 13 Tales of Weirdness and Woe
Allen, Josh
ISBN: 9780823443666
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Author Josh Allen, who checks for monsters under his bed each night before switching off the lights, takes preteens and…

The 47 People You’ll Meet in Middle School
Mahoney, Kristin
ISBN: 9781524765132
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

With wit and humor, author Kristin Mahoney has written a realistic guide that captures the people and indignities of transitioning…

Grade 10 – 12 Book Reviews

One of Us is Lying
McManus, Karen M.
ISBN: 9781524714680
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you would go to protect them. On a Monday afternoon,…

Two Truths and a Lie: It’s Alive!

ISBN:
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

What’s real and what’s not? Our society today is full of ‘fake news’, bogus websites and social media feeds that…

The Vimy Oaks: A Journey to Peace
Grandfield, Linda
ISBN: 9781443148504
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

“A soldier, a handful of acorns – and a hundred-year legacy of hope, remembrance and renewal.” This narrative nonfiction story…

The School of Music
Bowen, Meurig & Rachel
ISBN: 9781847808615
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

While this book is designed to be an instruction book about music, “The School of Music” can easily be read and…