Book Reviews

AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
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By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
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By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Kind tale of empathy shows how to reach out to left-out kid.
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By Trudy Ludwig
(2013)
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
 
Friendship strengthens in fun, tender graphic novel sequel.
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By Alison McGhee, Kate DiCamillo
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Charming story of lonely, book-loving girl who finds friend.
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By Andrea Cheng
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Eccentric character and amazing art keep this story afloat.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Unusual biography about Mozart's talented sister.
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By Elizabeth Rusch
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Friendship flourishes in fun graphic novel for younger set.
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By Alison McGhee, Kate DiCamillo
(2010)
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
(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)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Masterful illustrations and an inspirational bio.
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By Robert Andrew Parker
(2008)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Bilingual text and mini-murals illustrate Rivera's story.
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By Jonah Winter
(2007)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Competent but drab Earhart bio.
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By Jane Moore Howe
(1969)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Filled with fascinating facts and some surprises.
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By Diane Stanley
(1996)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Madonna's first book has good message for grade-schoolers.
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By Madonna
(2003)