Book Reviews

age 7+
 
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
age 4+
 
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
age 6+
 
Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.
By Dr. Seuss
(2011)
age 11+
 
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
By Anne Frank
(1982)
age 9+
 
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
By Shel Silverstein
(2011)
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)
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age 4+
 
African-American Civil Rights worker celebrated in poetry.
By Ntozake Shange
(2009)
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)
age 8+
 
More pep talks, positivity, substance from fun YouTube star.
By Robby Novak, Brad Montague
(2015)
age 12+
 
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
age 9+
 
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
age 5+
 
Classic will be the most dog-eared on your shelf.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1983)
age 8+
 
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
By Peter Sis
(2007)
age 6+
 
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
By Joyce Sidman
(2010)
age 6+
 
Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.
By Shel Silverstein
(2004)
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age 9+
 
Funny, moving memoir should appeal to younger comics fans.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2014)
age 10+
 
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Charming, funny comics memoir of growing up deaf.
By Cece Bell
(2014)

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