Book Reviews

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age 9+
Girl beats stereotypes in powerful free-verse novel.
By Marilyn Hilton
(2015)
age 9+
Fiery start to educational graphic novel series.
By George O'Connor
(2010)
age 9+
Huge gift book of Percy-narrated Greek myths is tons of fun.
By Rick Riordan
(2014)
age 9+
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
age 9+
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
By Shel Silverstein
(2011)
age 9+
Greek goddesses go to high school in clever classic update.
By Joan Holub
(2011)
age 9+
This grim collection is too scary for the youngest kids.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2009)
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age 9+
Clever novelization of the various Hermes myths.
By Stephanie Spinner
(2005)
age 9+
Adventures are gripping, a little gruesome.
By Jane Yolen
(2000)
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age 9+
This glittering work reaches across boundaries.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1997)
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age 9+
A series of rhythmic word-jazz poems.
By Ken Nordine
(2000)
age 9+
These tales educate, entertain, and entrance.
By Mary Medlicott
(1995)
age 9+
Some kids love gross, crude, and scary poems.
By Colin McNaughton
(1994)
age 9+
Folktales full of humor and history.
By Virginia Hamilton
(1985)
age 9+
A spirited retelling of tales old and new.
By Virginia Hamilton
(1995)