Book Reviews

AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Teen transplanted to Ireland finds her way in moving tale.
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By Jessie Ann Foley
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
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By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
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By Mo Willems
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Quirky tale of boys' spectacular backyard adventure.
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By Mac Barnett
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
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By Jen Bryant
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Charming, funny comics memoir of growing up deaf.
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By Cece Bell
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
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By Dan Santat
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
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By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Little-known disaster gets overdue, in-depth treatment.
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By Steve Sheinkin
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Poignant tale of autistic girl and her dog.
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By Ann M. Martin
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
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By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Snuggly, fun picture book about sizing the world up.
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By Anna Kang
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
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By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
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By Misty Copeland
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
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By Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving story of Chilean girl's escape from a dictatorship.
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By Marjorie Agosin
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Middle schooler tries '50s popularity guide in fun memoir.
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By Maya Van Wagenen
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Brutal, breathtaking historical epic is graphic but great.
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By Susann Cokal
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Soaring, poignant, poetic story hits all the right spots.
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By Kwame Alexander
(2014)

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