Young Adult

The following is a list of young adult books that we have reviewed to date, alphabetized by book title.  Click on the corresponding month and year in the Archives tab to see the full review, as well as book rating.

  • A Moment Comes (Historical Fiction) – Jennifer Bradbury (May 2020)
  • Alchemy and Meggy Swann (Historical Fiction) – Karen Cushman (January 2019)
  • An Elephant in the Garden (Historical Fiction) – Michael Morpurgo (March 2019)
  • Bluefish – Pat Schmatz (July 2019)
  • Coraline (Horror) – Neil Gaiman (October 2018)
  • Dogsong (Newbery Honor) – Gary Paulsen (January 2019)
  • Dovey Coe – Frances O’Roark Dowell (January 2020)
  • Esperanza Rising (Historical Fiction) – Pam Muñoz Ryan (July 2020)
  • Fever 1793 – Laurie Halse Anderson (June 2018)
  • Hattie Big Sky (Newbery Honor) – Kirby Larson (August 2018)
  • Homeless Bird – Gloria Whelan (May 2018)
  • Howl’s Moving Castle (Fantasy) – Dianna Wynne Jones (August 2020)
  • I Don’t Know How the Story Ends (Historical Fiction) – J. B. Cheaney (January 2019)
  • Nightjohn – Gary Paulsen (January 2020)
  • Silent to the Bone – E. L. Konigsburg (February 2019)
  • Summer of My German Soldier (Historical Fiction) – Bette Greene (July 2020)
  • Summer of the Monkeys – Wilson Rawls (November 2019)
  • Tangerine – Edward Bloor (September 2019)
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas – John Boyne (March 2020)
  • The Canning Season – Polly Horvath (November 2018)
  • The Decoding of Lana Morris – Laura & Tom McNeal (September 2018)
  • The Devil’s Arithmetic (Historical Fiction) – Jane Yolen (April 2018)
  • The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Newbery Honor) – Jacqueline Kelly (July 2018)
  • The Giver (Science Fiction, Newbery Medal) – Lois Lowry (April 2019)
  • The Lightning Dreamer (Historical Fiction) – Margarita Engle (April 2019)
  • The Year We Were Famous (Historical Fiction) – Carole Estby Dagg (June 2018)
  • Things Not Seen (Science Fiction) – Andrew Clements (May 2019)
  • Under the Mesquite – Guadalupe Garcia McCall (July 2018)
  • War & Watermelon (Historical Fiction) – Rich Wallace (April 2019)
  • We Were Here – Matt de la Peña (April 2020)