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