Book Reviews

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement Book Poster Image
age 9+
Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2015)
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Book Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams Book Poster Image
age 9+
A beautiful introduction to a stellar poet.
By Jen Bryant
(2008)
Smelly Locker: Silly Dilly School Songs Book Poster Image
age 9+
School-dissing ditties may grate on parents.
By Alan Katz
(2008)
Sipping Spiders Through a Straw: Campfire Songs for Monsters Book Poster Image
age 9+
Gross-out, creepy laughs meant for older kids.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2008)
The Witch's Child Book Poster Image
age 9+
Too scary for most picture book readers.
By Arthur Yorinks
(2007)
Halloween Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Jerry Seinfeld reminisces about Halloween.
By Jerry Seinfeld
(2003)
Children Just Like Me Book Poster Image
age 9+
Introduces kids to variety of cultures and places.
By Anabel Kindersley
(1995)