Book Reviews

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age 4+
Fun, upbeat story of a boy, a trombone, and jazz.
By Troy Andrews
(2015)
age 14+
Lively, engaging video how-to from popular YouTube stars.
By Dan Howell, Phil Lester
(2015)
age 12+
Ballerina's frank, inspiring tale of perseverance and hope.
By Michaela DePrince
(2014)
age 12+
Powerful graphic-novel memoir offers hope, call to action.
By Jessica Dee Humphreys, Michel Chikwanine
(2015)
age 10+
Facts, stats best for kids interested in global issues.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2015)
age 12+
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
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age 12+
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
age 8+
More pep talks, positivity, substance from fun YouTube star.
By Robby Novak, Brad Montague
(2015)
age 8+
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
age 12+
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
age 10+
Vivid recollections of a teen girl in the Selma march.
By Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley
(2015)
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age 9+
Charming, funny comics memoir of growing up deaf.
By Cece Bell
(2014)
age 10+
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
(2014)
age 4+
Rolling Stones guitarist's warm, inspiring childhood memoir.
By Keith Richards
(2014)
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age 9+
Funny, moving memoir should appeal to younger comics fans.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2014)
age 10+
Funny, affecting memoir of growing up crazy for comics.
By Jimmy Gownley
(2014)
age 7+
Zany hijinks disguise terrific storytelling lesson.
By Nick Bruel
(2014)
age 11+
Moving memoir of boy Holocaust survivor on Schindler's list.
By Leon Leyson, Leon Leyson, Marilyn J. Harran
(2013)
age 10+
Inspiring autobiography by Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas.
By Gabrielle Douglas, Michelle Burford
(2012)
age 8+
Trip to enchanted world excites learning in kids' classic.
By Norton Juster
(1961)

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