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Young Readers’ Books We Love in Early 2024

  • TEEN

    JUST SAY YES

    JAN. 30, 2024

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

JUST SAY YES

by Goldy Moldavsky

Grounded and relevant: a thoughtful exploration of living with uncertainty. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    REBEL SKIES

    FEB. 13, 2024

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

REBEL SKIES

by Ann Sei Lin

A deliciously edgy plot and lingering mysteries will leave readers eager for the sequel. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    OUT OF LEFT FIELD

    MARCH 26, 2024

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

OUT OF LEFT FIELD

by Jonah Newman ; illustrated by Jonah Newman ; color by Donna Oatney

A welcome hit into the outfield of books about queer athletes. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THE LIGHTNING CIRCLE

    MARCH 26, 2024

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE LIGHTNING CIRCLE

by Vikki VanSickle ; illustrated by Laura K. Watson

An inviting take on feminine wisdom and the power of collective self-transformation. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE UNBEATABLE LILY HONG

    JAN. 2, 2024

CHILDREN'S

THE UNBEATABLE LILY HONG

by Diana Ma

A delightfully adventurous romp with a lovably scrappy protagonist. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE ASTROCHIMPS

    FEB. 6, 2024

  • CHILDREN'S

    MISSION ONE

    MARCH 5, 2024

  • CHILDREN'S

    POETRY COMICS

    MARCH 26, 2024

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

POETRY COMICS

by Grant Snider ; illustrated by Grant Snider

Personal but personable, too, with glints of quiet humor. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    DO YOU KNOW THEM?

    JAN. 9, 2024

  • CHILDREN'S

    BUNNY SHOULD BE SLEEPING

    MARCH 5, 2024

  • CHILDREN'S

    ALL THAT GROWS

    MARCH 5, 2024

CHILDREN'S

ALL THAT GROWS

by Jack Wong ; illustrated by Jack Wong

A gentle and meditative origin story of a budding young gardener. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SOMETHING ABOUT THE SKY

    MARCH 12, 2024

CHILDREN'S

SOMETHING ABOUT THE SKY

by Rachel Carson ; illustrated by Nikki McClure

Contemplative and stirring—definitely for wonderers. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE HOUSE BEFORE FALLING INTO THE SEA

    MARCH 12, 2024

CHILDREN'S

THE HOUSE BEFORE FALLING INTO THE SEA

by Ann Suk Wang ; illustrated by Hanna Cha

A poignant tale of light in the darkness—and compassion in times of war. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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