Book Reviews

AGE
9
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Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
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By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Poetic autobiography reveals impact of racial prejudice.
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By Maya Angelou
(1969)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
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By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
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By Richard Wright
(2007)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moving memoir of boy Holocaust survivor on Schindler's list.
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By Elisabeth B. Leyson, Leon Leyson, Marilyn J. Harran
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
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By Laurel Snyder
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
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By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
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By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clever novel connects family history with self-acceptance.
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By Shawn K. Stout
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Vivid recollections of a teen girl in the Selma march.
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By Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley
(2015)