Book Reviews

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age 8+
 
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
By Laurel Snyder
(2014)
age 9+
 
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
By Jared Levine, Jim Guerinot, Robbie Robertson, Sebastian Robertson
(2013)
age 6+
 
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)
age 9+
 
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
age 6+
 
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Clever novel connects family history with self-acceptance.
By Shawn K. Stout
(2012)
age 13+
 
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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age 11+
 
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)