Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fact-filled look at rights leaders' intertwined lives.
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By Nikki Grimes
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Plucky heroine faces turbulent times in engaging tale.
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By Darlene Beck Jacobson
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Girl suspects a Communist in her midst in McCarthy-era tale.
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By Megan Frazer Blakemore
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Riveting and moving account of girl's struggle for survival.
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By Caroline Starr Rose
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Kit meets economic adversity with courage, spunk.
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By Valerie Tripp
(2000)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Plucky '70s American Girl fights for her rights.
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By Megan McDonald
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
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By Brian Selznick
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clever retelling of a legend, from the cat's POV.
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By Alan Armstrong
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A girl's life in turn-of-the-century Muslim Libya.
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By Joelle Stolz
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Keeps harshness of Depression mostly at bay.
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By Gwenyth Swain
(2003)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Story takes kids back to the frontier days.
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By Jean Fritz
(2001)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed, fascinating intro to Greek myths.
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By Ingri d'Aulaire
(1962)