Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
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By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Charming, funny comics memoir of growing up deaf.
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By Cece Bell
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny, moving memoir should appeal to younger comics fans.
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By Raina Telgemeier
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet, funny, poignant tale of struggling 10-year-old.
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By Lisa Graff
(2014)
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
4
QUALITY
 
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
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By Mo Willems
(2013)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Retold fable with out-of-this-world art; a true keepsake.
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By Jerry Pinkney
(2009)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
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By Peter Sis
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
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By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Award-winning book with great preschool lessons.
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By Eric Rohmann
(2002)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Honest, moving story of friendship and loss.
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By Katherine Paterson
(1977)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
This poignant novel is one of the best around.
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By Kate DiCamillo
(2000)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Brilliant but complex novel for older kids.
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By E. L. Konigsburg
(1996)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Lends itself to dramatizing with children.
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By Chris Raschka
(1993)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Engaging stories spotlight charming, relatable characters.
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By Arnold Lobel
(1970)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Lets readers walk in the shoes of a tweenage girl.
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By Patricia Reilly Giff
(1997)