Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
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By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous, uplifting picture-book bio of the Queen of Gospel.
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By Nina Nolan
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
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By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Irreverent collection offers mind-opening poems for kids.
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By Karma Wilson
(2014)
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AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Inspiring biography has bold, realistic artwork.
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By Jonah Winter
(2013)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Poems of the seasons double as catchy songs for kids.
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By Michael DeWall, Peter Elman
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Intense tale of teen breaking free from her abusive home.
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By Ellen Hopkins
(2006)