Book Reviews

age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
age 8+
A detailed, accessible biography of a civil rights icon.
By Kathleen Krull
(2016)
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
age 8+
Exciting post-disaster dog fantasy best for fans of series.
By Erin Hunter
(2015)
age 8+
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
age 4+
Beautiful, joyful peek at family in the wild.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 8+
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
By Kate Schatz
(2015)
age 7+
Puppy stars in funny, sweet book about animal welfare.
By Nick Bruel
(2015)
age 4+
Gorgeous, uplifting picture-book bio of the Queen of Gospel.
By Nina Nolan
(2015)
age 8+
Inspirational and informative intro to an American hero.
By Ann Turner
(2015)
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age 12+
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
age 8+
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
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age 8+
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
age 6+
Lots of laughs on the farm in fun, silly chicken tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
age 3+
Dog gains self-acceptance in visually stunning circus story.
By Hannah E. Harrison
(2014)
age 6+
Richly layered, fascinating book kids will enjoy for years.
By Steve Jenkins
(2013)
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age 5+
Inspiring biography has bold, realistic artwork.
By Jonah Winter
(2013)
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age 5+
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
age 8+
Folksy novel sends environmentalist message.
By Kathi Appelt
(2013)

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