Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Unique, brilliant, award-winning history book.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2007)
age 6+
 
Wild and crazy alphabet humor best for older kids.
By Steve Martin
(2007)
age 8+
 
Gorgeous artwork, but too ethereal for many kids.
By Jonah Winter
(2007)
age 9+
 
Thrilling story of the people behind the mission.
By Catherine Thimmesh
(2006)
age 5+
 
Inspiring tale of landmark's construction.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2006)
age 3+
 
Christmas nostalgia shines in fun ABCs.
By Mary Engelbreit
(2006)
age 6+
 
Artistic alphabet search is clever but tricky.
By John Nickle
(2006)
age 7+
 
Lots of information packed into appealing pop-up.
By Kyle Olmon
(2006)
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age 10+
 
Pirate thrills may be too much for some kids.
By John Matthews
(2006)
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age 4+
 
Spectacular illustrations spotlight Parks' historic protest.
By Nikki Giovanni
(2006)
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age 4+
 
A wordless witness to history.
By Mitsumasa Anno
(2000)
age 13+
 
Powerful stories from young Holocaust victims.
By Jacob Boas
(1995)
age 6+
 
Bite-size chunks of history.
By Ruth Belov Gross
(1982)
age 11+
 
Fanciful background on legendary places.
By Albert Lorenz
(1999)
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age 9+
 
Learn how, where, and why a mill worked.
By David Macaulay
(2000)
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age 4+
 
Delightful interplay between letters and drawings.
By Dr. Seuss
(1963)
age 9+
 
Suspenseful narrative about two aboard Titanic.
By Shelley Tanaka
(1996)
age 11+
 
Powerful story of 1930s Dust Bowl families.
By Jerry Stanley
(1992)
age 2+
 
Alligators take readers through the ABCs.
By Maurice Sendak
(1969)
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age 11+
 
Spellbinding account of disaster.
By Jim Murphy
(1995)

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