Book Reviews

age 8+
 
An inspirational autobiography of an NBA All-Star.
By Greg Brown, Vince Carter
(2004)
age 6+
 
Competent but drab Earhart bio.
By Jane Moore Howe
(1969)
age 6+
 
Filled with fascinating facts and some surprises.
By Diane Stanley
(1996)
age 8+
 
Children's biography of the famous naturalist.
By Peter Sis
(2003)
age 11+
 
An earnest group biography leavened with humor.
By Jean Fritz
(1994)
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age 11+
 
Positive portrayal of Stonewall Jackson.
By Jean Fritz
(2000)
age 9+
 
Fast-paced account of major American statesmen.
By Jean Fritz
(1975)
age 4+
 
Lyrical prose explores a fascinating life.
By Jacqueline Briggs Martin
(1998)
age 9+
 
Survival saga of attempted Antarctic crossing.
By Jennifer Armstrong
(1998)
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age 5+
 
Inspiring story; kids will root for the heroine.
By Lynn Joseph
(1998)
age 8+
 
Complex issues make this best for older kids.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2000)
age 11+
 
Illustrates Lincoln's depth as a man and a leader.
By Russell Freedman
(1972)
age 11+
 
Enlightens as it profiles famous disabled people.
By Deborah Kent
(1997)
age 11+
 
Thoughtful, moving biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
By Russell Freedman
(1993)
age 9+
 
An evenly presented Lindbergh biography.
By James Cross Giblin
(1997)
age 10+
 
Uplifting sports bio for tweens and up.
By Russell Freedman
(1999)

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