Inspiring, educational story of 1800s civil rights heroes.
By Susan E. Goodman
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
Malcolm X's daughter portrays his childhood in earnest bio.
By Ilyasah Shabazz
A joyous collection of poetry about fathers.
By Javaka Steptoe