The School & Library team is matching readers with their book soulmate! Would you like to read a middle grade dystopian debut or a Young Adult queer romantic comedy? One of these Spring 2020 books could be your perfect match!
Book Match #1
Chapter book readers will love this unlikely friendship story! Told with a warm, cozy voice, the story is brought to life with adorable two-color illustrations. Filled with adventure and humor, this chapter book is perfect for sharing with kids just aging out of picture books and for newly independent readers.
Book Match #2
In this magical middle-grade debut novel, a Cuban American boy must use his secret ability to communicate with animals to save the inhabitants of his town when they are threatened by a tule vieja, a witch that transforms into animals.
Book Match #3
Beyond the mysterious boundary of eleven-year-old Maggie’s town, the Quiet War rages and the dirty, dangerous wanderers roam–a gripping debut for fans of The Giver, Pax, and Orphan Island.
Book Match #4
This is a laugh-out-loud exploration of sexuality, family, female friendship, grief, and community. With the heart and hilarity of Netflix’s critically-acclaimed Sex Education, Wibke Brueggemann’s sex positive debut Love Is for Losers is required reading for Generation Z teens.
Book Match #5
A trans boy determined to prove his gender to his conservative Latinx family summons a ghost who refuses to leave in this paranormal YA debut.