Book Reviews

AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Award-winning picture-book treatment of Tubman.
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By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2007)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Filled with fascinating facts and some surprises.
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By Diane Stanley
(2004)
AGE
11
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Thoughtful, moving biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
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By Russell Freedman
(2003)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Illustrates Lincoln's depth as a man and a leader.
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By Russell Freedman
(2003)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
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By Jack Prelutsky
(2004)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Survival saga of attempted Antarctic crossing.
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By Jennifer Armstrong
(2003)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Extraordinary book celebrates curiosity, and an amazing man.
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By Kathryn Lasky
(2009)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
African-American Civil Rights worker celebrated in poetry.
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By Ntozake Shange
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Who invented TV? This biography tells the story of a hardworking boy who wasn't afraid to think outside the box.
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By Kathleen Krull
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
The inspiring story of a real-life teenage girl who was a back-of-the bus civil rights hero before Rosa Parks.
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By Phillip M. Hoose
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Can a color be invented? Yes, if it's Day-Glo! Read about the circumstances that resulted in kids' favorite colors.
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By Chris Barton
(2010)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
The lyrical and luminous story of Pablo Neruda.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2010)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Award-winning bio of bigger-than-life blues singer.
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By Ann Angel
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
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By Joyce Sidman
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Inspirational story of life after a shark attack.
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By Bethany Hamilton
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.
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By Dr. Seuss
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
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By Shel Silverstein
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A gripping graphic-novel biography of an African-American cowboy, sharpshooter, and trailblazer.
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By Frederick L. McKissack Jr., Patricia C. McKissack
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Stellar art portrays key aspects of Mandela's life for kids.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
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By Shel Silverstein
(2012)

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