Book Reviews

age 7+
 
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
age 9+
 
The real-life diary of a child of nature.
By Opal Whiteley
(2005)
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age 2+
 
A rollicking journey from numbers one to 10.
By Sandra Boynton
(1993)
age 9+
 
Former Disney illustrator shares his life story.
By Bill Peet
(1989)
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age 15+
 
Authentic, tragic portrayal of teen drug use - a classic.
By Anonymous
(1971)
age 2+
 
This book keeps readers counting and guessing.
By Carol P. Saul
(1998)
age 2+
 
Friendly, colorful monsters delight young readers.
By Jonathan Emmett
(2000)
age 4+
 
Book gently encourages kids to compare and count.
By Mitsumasa Anno
(1975)
age 2+
 
Nighttime book is more fun than fright.
By Susan L. Roth
(2000)
age 13+
 
Honest story of life with learning disability.
By Samantha Abeel
(2005)
age 3+
 
Great for counting, adding, detail-seeking...and giggling.
By Gianna Marino
(2010)
age 13+
 
Kids', teens' authors share personal bullying experiences.
By Carrie Jones, Megan Kelley Hall
(2011)
age 11+
 
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
By Anne Frank
(1982)
age 14+
 
Poetic autobiography reveals impact of racial prejudice.
By Maya Angelou
(1969)
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age 14+
 
Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
By Richard Wright
(2007)
age 10+
 
Inspiring autobiography by Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas.
By Gabrielle Douglas, Michelle Burford
(2012)
age 10+
 
Funny, affecting memoir of growing up crazy for comics.
By Jimmy Gownley
(2014)
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age 2+
 
Cute animals and nonsense make counting fun.
By Sandra Boynton
(2008)
age 4+
 
Rolling Stones guitarist's warm, inspiring childhood memoir.
By Keith Richards
(2014)
age 10+
 
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
(2014)

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