Book Reviews

age 5+
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)
age 8+
Children's biography of the famous naturalist.
By Peter Sis
(2003)
age 5+
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
age 8+
An inspirational autobiography of an NBA All-Star.
By Vince Carter, Greg Brown
(2004)
age 8+
Upbeat story of a passionate NFL quarterback.
By Brad Johnson
(2004)
age 8+
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
age 5+
Award-winning picture-book treatment of Tubman.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2006)
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age 5+
Inspiring story; kids will root for the heroine.
By Lynn Joseph
(1998)
age 11+
Enlightens as it profiles famous disabled people.
By Deborah Kent
(1997)
age 4+
Lyrical prose explores a fascinating life.
By Jacqueline Briggs Martin
(1998)
age 9+
Fast-paced account of major American statesmen.
By Jean Fritz
(1975)
age 9+
An evenly presented Lindbergh biography.
By James Cross Giblin
(1997)
age 6+
Filled with fascinating facts and some surprises.
By Diane Stanley
(1996)
age 10+
Uplifting sports bio for tweens and up.
By Russell Freedman
(1999)
age 8+
Complex issues make this best for older kids.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2000)
age 11+
Thoughtful, moving biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
By Russell Freedman
(1993)
age 11+
Illustrates Lincoln's depth as a man and a leader.
By Russell Freedman
(1972)
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age 11+
Positive portrayal of Stonewall Jackson.
By Jean Fritz
(2000)
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age 4+
A true gift for dog lovers -- children and adults.
By Tony Johnston
(2000)
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age 9+
A series of rhythmic word-jazz poems.
By Ken Nordine
(2000)

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