Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
age 14+
 
Poetic autobiography reveals impact of racial prejudice.
By Maya Angelou
(1969)
age 6+
 
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
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age 9+
 
Funny, moving memoir should appeal to younger comics fans.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2014)
age 10+
 
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
(2014)
age 12+
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
age 12+
 
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
age 5+
 
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
By Grace Lin
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
age 3+
 
Talking-dog adventure builds vocabulary, teaches sharing.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
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age 6+
 
Gentle, relatable tale of first grader's adventures, trials.
By Johanna Hurwitz
(2012)
age 7+
 
Magic and rainbows unite for a sweet early chapter book.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
age 6+
 
Cuteness, silliness, not much plot in Chicken Squad sequel.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)