Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
By Jacqueline Woodson
15 surrealist tales by a master illustrator.
By Shaun Tan
Severe look at war's impact better for older kids.
By Alice Walker
Scary, award-winning African-American stories.
By Patricia McKissack
Tales of childhood long ago -- in 1979.
By Esme Raji Codell