Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
By Kate Schatz
(2015)
age 8+
 
Inspirational and informative intro to an American hero.
By Ann Turner
(2015)
age 8+
 
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
age 8+
 
Clever, fun bio's wordplay is best fit for school-aged kids.
By Robert Burleigh
(2011)
age 8+
 
Fascinating, thorough look at the showman and his time.
By Candace Fleming
(2009)
age 8+
 
Engrossing Houdini bio by kids' author/magician.
By Sid Fleischman
(2006)
age 8+
 
Upbeat story of a passionate NFL quarterback.
By Brad Johnson
(2004)
age 8+
 
An inspirational autobiography of an NBA All-Star.
By Greg Brown, Vince Carter
(2004)
age 8+
 
Children's biography of the famous naturalist.
By Peter Sis
(2003)
age 8+
 
Complex issues make this best for older kids.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2000)