Book Reviews

Heroines: Great Women Through the Ages Book Poster Image
age 11+
Twelve women battle prejudice in anthology.
By Rebecca Hazell
(1996)
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The Civil War Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brings Civil War to life; some gruesome photos.
By Martin W. Sandler
(1996)
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Getting Near to Baby Book Poster Image
age 11+
Moving story of grief and recovery.
By Audrey Couloumbis
(1999)
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Goodbye House Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Young bear bids farewell to the old home.
By Frank Asch
(1986)
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Follow the Drinking Gourd Book Poster Image
age 4+
Engages children by bringing history to life.
By Jeanette Winter
(1988)
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Harriet the Spy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Great young sleuth helps kids be true to themselves.
By Louise Fitzhugh
(1964)
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D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed, fascinating intro to Greek myths.
By Ingri d'Aulaire
(1962)
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Madeline Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Rhyming classic is a sure winner with kids.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1977)
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Freight Train Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Young train lovers will be intrigued.
By Donald Crews
(1978)
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Extraordinary People with Disabilities Book Poster Image
age 11+
Enlightens as it profiles famous disabled people.
By Deborah Kent
(1997)
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Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra Book Poster Image
age 5+
Charged-up intro to Ellington, his band & music.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(1998)
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Animalia Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids will love this spectacular illustrated book.
By Graeme Base
(1986)
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Kipper's Bedtime Book Poster Image
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age 2+
The story encourages kids to get ready for bed.
By Mick Inkpen
(1999)
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The Kingfisher Young Discoverers Encyclopedia of Facts and Experiments Book Poster Image
age 9+
Makes biology and science fun and exciting.
By Kingfisher Staff
(2000)
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Daniel's Story Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Tale of concentration camp teen suffers from weak narrative.
By Carol Matas
(1993)
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Girl Power: Young Women Speak Out Book Poster Image
age 16+
Portrays teen girls in all their complexity.
By Hillary Carlip
(1995)
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Anno's Counting Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Book gently encourages kids to compare and count.
By Mitsumasa Anno
(1975)
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Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions Book Poster Image
age 9+
An introduction to 26 African tribes.
By Margaret Musgrove
(1977)
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Boy: Tales of Childhood Book Poster Image
age 11+
Dahl autobiography focuses on nasty school days.
By Roald Dahl
(1984)
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Children Just Like Me Book Poster Image
age 9+
Introduces kids to variety of cultures and places.
By Anabel Kindersley
(1995)
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