Book Reviews

age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
age 8+
A detailed, accessible biography of a civil rights icon.
By Kathleen Krull
(2016)
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
age 9+
Puppy caper adds to the drama of tween life in fun volume.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2015)
age 8+
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
By Kate Schatz
(2015)
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age 9+
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
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age 10+
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
age 4+
Gorgeous, uplifting picture-book bio of the Queen of Gospel.
By Nina Nolan
(2015)
age 8+
Inspirational and informative intro to an American hero.
By Ann Turner
(2015)
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age 12+
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
age 8+
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
age 9+
Fairy tale twist adds to the fun in popular series.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
age 8+
Fast-paced adventure with friends, zombies, and magic.
By Patrik Henry Bass
(2014)
age 9+
Fluffy addition to tween series spotlights reality TV.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
age 9+
Students stand up to principal and bullies in clever sequel.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
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age 5+
Inspiring biography has bold, realistic artwork.
By Jonah Winter
(2013)
age 4+
Kindergarten jitters flipped in cute story of mom at school.
By Maureen Fergus, Mike Lowery
(2013)
age 7+
Engaging school story about a messy boy with a good heart.
By Bill Harley
(2013)
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age 8+
Insightful look at school bullying sometimes hard to follow.
By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2013)
age 4+
George makes school silly and fun.
By Margret Rey, H. A. Rey
(2005)

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