Book Reviews

age 8+
A detailed, accessible biography of a civil rights icon.
By Kathleen Krull
(2016)
age 8+
More mummified chills and thrills, this time in London.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
age 8+
Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
age 8+
Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
age 8+
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
By Kate Schatz
(2015)
age 8+
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
age 8+
Exciting kickoff to fantasy series in ancient Rome.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2015)
age 8+
Straightforward mummy adventure with a side of gamer fun.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
age 8+
Fact-filled look at rights leaders' intertwined lives.
By Nikki Grimes
(2015)
age 8+
History this lively should be required reading in school.
By Jonah Winter
(2015)
age 8+
Inspirational and informative intro to an American hero.
By Ann Turner
(2015)
age 8+
A heartfelt intro to King's peaceful protest movement.
By Angela Farris Watkins
(2014)
age 8+
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
By Elise Broach
(2014)
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age 8+
Plucky heroine faces turbulent times in engaging tale.
By Darlene Beck Jacobson
(2014)
age 8+
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
age 8+
Frail boy and huge talking dog reunite in D.C. adventure.
By Jenny Lee
(2014)
age 8+
Girl suspects a Communist in her midst in McCarthy-era tale.
By Megan Frazer Blakemore
(2014)
age 8+
Silly, fast-moving story of sleds and family secrets.
By J. Duddy Gill
(2014)
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age 8+
Plucky heroine uncovers stolen painting in engaging mystery.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2014)
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age 8+
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
By Laurel Snyder
(2014)

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