Book Reviews

AGE
6
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Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
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By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
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By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
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By Angela Johnson
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Creepy, fun book about snakes is chock-full of facts.
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By Roxie Munro
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
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By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Striking, vibrant tale of friendship, bullying, and loss.
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By Bob Staake
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
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By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Boy learns to appreciate his heritage in universal story.
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By Ying Chang Compestine
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Confusing tone weakens tale of unwavering love.
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By Maurice Sendak
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Historic journey comes alive with poetic words, vivid art.
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By Donna Jo Napoli
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Amazing award-winning historical story told in free verse.
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By Laban Carrick Hill
(2010)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Kids may need help jumping into clever frog-prince tale.
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By Emily Gravett
(2009)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Clever, spooky nonsense adventure isn't for sensitive kids.
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By Denise Doyen
(2009)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Fun book about combating boredom; great for lazy afternoons.
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By Tony Fucile
(2009)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Offbeat fantasy in a head of hair is fun and a bit creepy.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2009)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Enchanting poem, magical artwork...a touching gift of hope.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2009)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Gentle story about facing prejudice with pride and strength.
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By Patricia McKissack
(2008)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Glossy fantasy about an enchanted lion and a lonely boy.
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By Greg Foley
(2009)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Clever read fun to share with phobia-prone kids.
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By Emily Gravett
(2008)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Witty jibe at consumer frenzy older kids will get.
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By Jon Agee
(2007)

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