Book Reviews

Nelson Mandela Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stellar art portrays key aspects of Mandela's life for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2013)
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The Santa Trap Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Greedy boy tries to capture Santa in funny, offbeat tale.
By Jonathan Emmett
(2012)
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Queen of the Falls Book Poster Image
age 6+
Eccentric character and amazing art keep this story afloat.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2011)
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For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart Book Poster Image
age 6+
Unusual biography about Mozart's talented sister.
By Elizabeth Rusch
(2011)
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The Day-Glo Brothers Book Poster Image
age 6+
Eye-popping biography of inventive brothers.
By Chris Barton
(2009)
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The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth Book Poster Image
age 6+
True story about an amazing boy who thought outside the box.
By Kathleen Krull
(2009)
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I See Santa Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 6+
Funny but rough-looking Santas make this older-kid fare.
By Glenn McCoy
(2008)
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Piano Starts Here Book Poster Image
age 6+
Masterful illustrations and an inspirational bio.
By Robert Andrew Parker
(2008)
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Fartsy Claus Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Gross-out "Night Before Xmas" parody about gassy Santa.
By Mitch Chivus
(2007)
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Diego Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Bilingual text and mini-murals illustrate Rivera's story.
By Jonah Winter
(2007)
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Amelia Earhart: Young Air Pioneer Book Poster Image
age 6+
Competent but drab Earhart bio.
By Jane Moore Howe
(1969)
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Leonardo da Vinci Book Poster Image
age 6+
Filled with fascinating facts and some surprises.
By Diane Stanley
(1996)
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