Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
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By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
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
11
QUALITY
 
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
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By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Quirky tale of boys' spectacular backyard adventure.
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By Mac Barnett
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
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By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
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By Cathy Camper
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
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By Jen Bryant
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
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By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
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By Marla Frazee
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Funny, relatable tale of 6-year-old with wild imagination.
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By Abby Hanlon
(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
10
QUALITY
 
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
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By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Little-known disaster gets overdue, in-depth treatment.
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By Steve Sheinkin
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Understated, affecting glimpse of child's life under Stalin.
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By Eugene Yelchin
(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)

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