Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
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By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Stellar art portrays key aspects of Mandela's life for kids.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Lively profile of a brave man living in a dangerous time.
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By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Dramatic story of forgotten teen civil rights hero.
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By Phillip M. Hoose
(2009)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Award-winning picture-book treatment of Tubman.
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By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Engrossing Houdini bio by kids' author/magician.
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By Sid Fleischman
(2006)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Lyrical prose explores a fascinating life.
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By Jacqueline Briggs Martin
(1998)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Complex issues make this best for older kids.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2000)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Illustrates Lincoln's depth as a man and a leader.
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By Russell Freedman
(1972)