Reviews By Title

1, 2, 3
8th Grade Superzero by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
32 Candles by Ernessa T. Carter


A Bottle in the Gaza Sea by Valerie Zenatti
A Girl Like Me by Ni Ni Simone
A Map of Home by Randa Jarrar
A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliott
Absolutely Maybe by Lisa Yee
Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, The by Sherman Alexie
Acting by Sherri Winston
Adios to My Old Life by Caridad Ferrer
Agency: A Spy in the House, The (Book 1) by Y.S. Lee
Agency: The Body at the Tower (Book 2) by Y.S. Lee
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
Amah, The by Laurence Yep
An Ocean Apart, A World Away by Lensey Namioka
Anacaona: Golden Flower by Edwidge Danticat
Angel's Grace by Tracey Baptiste
Another Faust by Dina & Daniel Nayeri
Ash by Malinda Lo
Asleep (Asleep Trilogy #1) by Wendy Raven McNair
Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Volume I, The Pox Party, The by M.T. Anderson
Awake (Asleep trilogy #2) by Wendy Raven McNair


Bamboo People by Mitali Perkins
Bang, Bang You're Dead! by Narinder Dhami
Barefoot in Baghdad by Manal M. Omar
Becoming Billie Holiday by Carole Weatherford, Illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Between Sisters by Adwoa Badoe
Better Than I Know Myself by Virginia Deberry & Donna Grant
Beyond Freedom by Patricia Q. Wall
Black Angels by Linda Beatrice Brown
Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
Blessing's Bead by Debby Dahl Edwardson
Blue Tights by Rita Williams Garcia
Borderline by Allan Stratton
Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier
Boys Without Names by Kashmira Sheth
Boy vs. Girl by Na'ima B. Robert
Buddha of Suburbia, The by Hanif Kureishi


Catwalk by Deborah Gregory
Chameleon by Charles R. Smith
Child of Dandelions by Shenaz Nanji
Children of the Waters by Carleen Brice
Choices by Katrina Burchett
Cinderella Society, The by Kay Cassidy
City of Ghosts by Bali Rai
Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman
Codetalker by Joseph Bruchac
Come a Stranger by Cynthia Voight
Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin
Crossing by Andrew Xia Fukuda
Culture is Our Weapon by Patrick Neate and Damian Platt


Dark Goddess, The (Billi SanGreal series #2) by Sarwat Chadda
Daughter of Xanadu by Dori Jones Yang
Dead Gorgeous by Malorie Blackman
Deadly Unna? by Philip Gwynne
Deadline by Chris Crutcher (off Color)
Devil In a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley
Devil's Kiss (Billi SanGreal series #1) by Sarwat Chadda
Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel Fattah
Don't Get it Twisted by Paula Chase Hyman
Don't Know Where, Don't Know When by Annette Laing
Door of No Return, The by Sarah Mussi
Douglass' Women by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Down to the Bone by Mayra Lazara Dole
Dreamer, The by Pam Munoz Ryan, illustrated by Peter Sis
Drown by Junot Diaz


Efrain's Secret by Sofia Quintero
Emily Goldberg Learns To Salsa by Micol Ostow
End of the World Club (Jaguar Stones #2), The by J&P Voelkel
Escaping the Tiger by Laura Manivong
Eternal by Cynthia Letich Smith
Every Time A Rainbow Dies by Rita Williams Garcia
Exclusively Chloe by J. A. Yang
Exorsistah, The by Claudia Mair Burney


Fabulous by Simone Bryant
Fat Hoochie Prom Queen by Nico Medina
Fifteen Candles (Amigas series #1) by Veronica Chambers. Created by Jane Startz, inspired by Jennifer Lopez
Fight, The (Drama High #1) by L. Divine
Finding My Place by Traci L. Jones
Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba, The by Margarita Engle
First Part Last, The by Angela Johnson
Flight to Freedom by Ana Veciana Suarez
Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith
Fold, The by An Na
Forged by Fire by Sharon Draper
From the Abuela's Window by Nancy Toomey
Fury of the Phoenix by Cindy Pon


Gateway by Sharon Shinn
Girl Overboard by Justina Chen Headley
Girl vs. Boy by Yvonne Collins & Sally Rideout
Girl Who Fell From the Sky, The by Heidi W. Durrow
Good Enough by Paula Yoo
Good Fortune by Noni Carter
Good Girl's Guide to Getting Kidnapped, The by Yxta Maya Murray
God Box, The by Alex Sanchez
Graffitti Girl by Kelly Parra
Great Call of China, The by Cynthea Liu
Gringolandia by Lyn Miller Lachmann
ReReview: Gringolandia by Lyn Miller Lachmann
Growing Yams in London by Sophia Acheampong
Guardian of the Dead (off color) by Karen Healey


Half World by Hiromi Goto
Hard Love by Ellen Wittlinger
Haters by Alisa Valdes Rodriguez
Harlem Summer by Walter Dean Myers
Hello Mum by Bernardine Evaristo
Help, The by Kathryn Stockett
Hey Shorty! by Joanne N. Smith, Mandy Van Deven & Megan Huppuch
His Own Where by June Jordan
Honey Blonde Chica by Michele Serros
Honeymoon in Tehran by Azadeh Moaveni
Hoopster, The by Alan Lawrence Sitomer
Hotlanta by Denene Millner and Mitzi Miller
How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy by Crystal Allen
How to Salsa in a Sari by Dona Sarkur
Hunger Games, The by Suzanne Collins
Huntress by Malinda Lo


I Am Apache by Tonya Landman
I Am Nuchu by Brenda Stanley
I Wanna Be Your Shoebox by Cristina Garcia
I Want Candy by Kim Wong Keltner
Ice Cream Girls, The by Dorothy Koomson
If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson
Indie Girl by Kavita Daswani
Indigo Notebook, The by Laura Resau
Indigo Summer by Monica McKayhan
Invisible Touch by Kelly Parra
In Full Bloom by Caroline Hwang
Ipods in Accra by Sophia Acheampong
Iron Witch, The by Karen Mahoney (Off Color)
It Chicks by Tia Williams
It Chicks: Sixteen Candles by Tia Williams


Jim & Me by Dan Gutman
Jumped by Rita Williams Garcia


Kayla Chronicles, The by Sheri Winston
Kids at Latimar High, The by Deborah Copeland
Kimchi and Calamari by Rose Kent


L.A. Summer: Friends Till the Blood End by Sheryl Mallory Johnson
Last Summer of the Death Warriors, The by Francisco X. Stork
Latte Rebellion, The by Sarah Jamila Stevenson
Leaving Gee's Bend by Irene Latham
Liar by Justine Larbalestier
Lights, Camera, Quince! (Amigas series #2) by Veronica Chambers
Lipgloss Chronicles: the Ultimate Test by Sheila M. Goss
Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America and American in Iran by Azadeh Moaveni
Little Paradise by Gabrielle Wang
Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers
Logic of Demons by H.A. Goodman (off color)
Losing My Cool: How A Father's Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture by Thomas Chatterton Williams
Love is the Higher Law by David Levithan
Love, Inc by Yvonne Collins & Sally Rideout
Love, Shelley by Kate Saksena
Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid
Luminous by Dawn Metcalf


Magic and Misery by Peter Marino
Magical Misadventues of Prunella Bogthistle, The by Deva Fagan
Making of Dr. Truelove, The by Derrick Barnes
Magic Pencil, The by Karen Dabney
Manifest (Mystyx Book 1) by Artist Arthur
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork
March Toward the Thunder by Jospeh Bruchac
Mare's War by Tanita Davis
REreview: Mare's War by Tanita Davis
Middleworld: The Jaguar Stones Book 1 by J&P Voelkel
Milagros: Girl From Away by Meg Medina
Minuk: Ashes in the Pathway by Kirkpatrick Hill
Monsoon Summer by Mitali Perkins
Moonshine by Alaya Johnson
Muchacho by LouAnne Johnson
My Life As A Rhombus by Varian Johnson
My Most Exellent Year by Steve Kluger


Naughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman
Necessary Hunger, The by Nina Revoyr
Nice and Mean by Jessica Leader
Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Now and Zen by Linda Gerber


One Crazy Summer by Rita Garcia Williams
Operation Redwood by S. Terrell French
Orphea Proud by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
Other by Karen Kincy
Other Half of My Heart, The by Sundee Frazier
Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper


Paris Pan Takes the Dare by Cynthea Liu
Peacebuilders: Daisku Ikeda & Josei Toda by M. LaVora Perry
Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
Perfect Shot by Debbie Riguad
Pirates! by Celia Rees
Played by Dana Davidson
Pull by B.A. Binns
Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie



Rain is Not My Indian Name by Cynthia Leitich Smith
Rattlebone by Maxine Clair
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
Red Pyramid, The (Kane Chronicles #1) by Rick Riordan
Red Umbrella, The by Christina Diaz Gonzalez
Riding the Universe by Gaby Triana
Ring, The by Bobbie Pyron
Riot by Walter Dean Myers
Roberto & Me by Dan Gutman
Rock and the River, The by Kekla Magoon
Rogelia's House of Magic by Jamie Martinez Wood
Rooftops of Tehran by Mahbod Seraji
Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles


Sacajawea by Joseph Bruchac
Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
Samurai Shortstop by Alan Gratz
Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood by Benjamin Alire Saenz
Saving Maddie by Varian Johnson
Sea by Heidi R. Kling
Secret Keeper by Mitali Perkins
Secret Saturdays by Torrey Maldonado
Sellout by Ebony Joy Wilkins
Shadow Speaker, The by Nnedi Okorofar-Mbachu
She's Got Game (Amigas series #3) by Veronica Chambers
She's So Money by Cherry Cheva
Shine, Coconut Moon by Neesha Meminger
Shooting Kabul by N.H. Senzai
Silver Phoenix: Beyond the Kingdom of Xia by Cindy Pon
Rereview: Silver Phoenix by Cindy Pon
Sister Chicas by Lisa Alvarado, Ann Hagman Cardinal and Jane Alberdeston Coralin
Slam by Nick Hornby
So Not the Drama: Del Rio Bay Clique Series, Book 1 by Paula Chase Hyman
So Punk Rock (And Other Ways to Disappoint Your Mother) by Micol Ostow, Art by David Ostow
Sorceress by Celia Rees
Soul Enchilada by David Macinnis Gill
Stone Goddess, The by Minfong Ho
Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before by David Yoo
Stringz by Michael Wenberg
Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers


Tantalize by Cynthia Letich Smith
Taste of Salt by Frances Temple
Tears of a Tiger by Sharon Draper
Teenie by Christopher Grant
Ten Cents A Dance by Christine Fletcher
Ten Things I Hate About Me by Randa Abdel Fattah
Tell Us We're Home by Marina Budhos
That's What's Up by Paula Chase Hyman
Throwaway Piece, The by Jo Ann Hernandez
Toads and Diamonds by Heather Tomlinson
Touching Snow by M. Sindy Felin
Tortilla Sun by Jennifer Cervantes
Tryin' To Sleep in the Bed You Made by Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant
Tutored by Allison Whittenberg
Tyrell by Coe Booth


Unpolished Gem by Alice Pung
Upstate by Kalisha Buckhannon



Wait for Me by An Na
Wanting Mor by Rukhsana Khan
We Were Here by Matt De La Pena
Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher
What Can't Wait by Ashley Hope Perez
What Momma Left Me by Renee Watson
When the Black Girl Sings by Bil Wright
When the Stars Go Blue by Caridad Ferrer
Where I Belong by Gillian Cross
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
Where the Streets Had A Name by Randa Abdel-Fattah
White Crane (Samurai Kids #1) by Sandy Fussell
Who Am I Without Him: Short Stories about Girls and the Boys in Their Lives by Sharon G. Flake
Who You Wit? by Paula Chase Hyman
Who Will Tell My Brother? by Marlene Carvell
Worst Impressions by K.L. Brady
World In Half, The by Cristina Henriquez
Wuthering High by Cara Lockwood



Year of the Horse by Justin Allen
Young Chieftain, The by Ken Howard
Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by Greg Neri, illustrated by Randy Duburke


Zen Cooper: Woman Child, Ghetto-Genius by Angelia Vernon Menchan