Malcolm X's daughter portrays his childhood in earnest bio.
By Ilyasah Shabazz
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
Inspiring, educational story of 1800s civil rights heroes.
By Susan E. Goodman
Charming, inspiring tale of 9-year-old protester.
By Cynthia Levinson