Book Reviews

AGE
4
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Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
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By Peter Sis
(2015)
AGE
6
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Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
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By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
AGE
5
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Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
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By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
AGE
6
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Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
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By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
AGE
7
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Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
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By Jen Bryant
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
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By Angela Johnson
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
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By Jared Levine, Jim Guerinot, Robbie Robertson, Sebastian Robertson
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
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By Brian Floca
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
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By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
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By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Yankee Doodle refuses to go town in silly takeoff.
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By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Stunning design and story inspires passion for art-making.
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By Melissa Sweet
(2011)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
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By Tanya Lee Stone
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
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By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
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By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Charming tale of mouse helping astronauts on shuttle flight.
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By Mark Kelly
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Jazzy bio of Josephine Baker inspiring, bittersweet.
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By Jonah Winter
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2011)