Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Historic immigration station comes alive in photos, poems.
By Russell Freedman
(2013)
age 9+
 
Captivating storytelling makes these heroes relatable.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2012)
age 9+
 
Unforgettable 12-year-old girl battles the Great Depression.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2012)
age 9+
 
Frank picture book account of 9/11 best for older readers.
By Don Brown
(2011)
age 9+
 
Enjoyable, if not always accurate, history tales.
By Various
(2008)
age 9+
 
Stories of strong women to inspire tween politic.
By Catherine Thimmesh
(2008)
age 9+
 
Unique, brilliant, award-winning history book.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2007)
age 9+
 
Thrilling story of the people behind the mission.
By Catherine Thimmesh
(2006)
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age 9+
 
Learn how, where, and why a mill worked.
By David Macaulay
(2000)
age 9+
 
Suspenseful narrative about two aboard Titanic.
By Shelley Tanaka
(1996)
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age 9+
 
History unfolds like a rich and elegant folktale.
By Josephine Poole
(1998)
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age 9+
 
Easy-to-read portrait of the Old West.
By Mike Stotter
(1997)
age 9+
 
Amazing photos, but skimpy context.
By Shelley Tanaka
(1996)
age 9+
 
An introduction to 26 African tribes.
By Margaret Musgrove
(1977)
age 9+
 
This book gives slavery a human face.
By Jim Haskins
(1999)