Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
Thought-provoking story of tween girl's trip to China.
By Andrea Cheng
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
Malcolm X's daughter portrays his childhood in earnest bio.
By Ilyasah Shabazz
Lovely, poignant look at key moment in Indian history.
By Alice B. McGinty
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
Bite-size chunks of history.
By Ruth Belov Gross
Book lends itself to child-parent discussions.
By Douglas W. Gorsline, Marie Gorsline
Sometimes moralistic stories miss audience.
By William J. Bennett