• TEEN

    SHADOW OF THE WAR MACHINE

    FEB. 3, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

SHADOW OF THE WAR MACHINE

by Kristin Bailey

Clever machines, well-drawn relationships of varying constellations, literal death traps and world-threatening intrigue,... Full review >

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    THE SHADOW CABINET

    FEB. 10, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE SHADOW CABINET

by Maureen Johnson

Creepy, tense and wonderful: Don’t expect to put this down once it's begun—but be sure to begin with The Name of the Star... Full review >

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    SMEK FOR PRESIDENT!

    FEB. 10, 2015

CHILDREN'S

SMEK FOR PRESIDENT!

by Adam Rex ; illustrated by Adam Rex

This sequel shares the strengths of its predecessor: the loving friendship between Tip and J.Lo, the respect for the absurd,... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    SPEAKING OUT

    FEB. 1, 2015

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

SPEAKING OUT

by Rachelle Lee Smith ; photographed by Rachelle Lee Smith

An important work for queer youth and those who support them as the future they represent. Full review >

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    THIS SIDE OF HOME

    FEB. 3, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THIS SIDE OF HOME

by Renée Watson

Here’s hoping Watson’s teen debut will be followed by many more. Full review >

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    THE DISTANCE BETWEEN LOST AND FOUND

    FEB. 17, 2015

  • TEEN

    THE MANY FACES OF JOSEPHINE BAKER

    FEB. 1, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE MANY FACES OF JOSEPHINE BAKER

by Peggy Caravantes

A fascinating, compelling story of a remarkably resilient woman who overcame poverty and racial prejudice to become an... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    MACBETH

    FEB. 10, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

MACBETH

by William Shakespeare ; adapted by Gareth Hinds ; illustrated by Gareth Hinds

An adaptation both respectful and daring that should please all but the most ardent traditionalists. Full review >

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