Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
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By Kate Schatz
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous, uplifting picture-book bio of the Queen of Gospel.
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By Nina Nolan
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Inspirational and informative intro to an American hero.
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By Ann Turner
(2015)
AGE
12
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YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
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By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
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By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
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AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Inspiring biography has bold, realistic artwork.
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By Jonah Winter
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Stellar art portrays key aspects of Mandela's life for kids.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Exciting bio of '20s female pilot who found fame with stunt.
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By Tami Lewis Brown
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Gripping nonfiction graphic novel brings Old West to life.
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By Frederick L. McKissack Jr., Patricia C. McKissack
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Inspirational story of life after a shark attack.
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By Bethany Hamilton
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Eccentric character and amazing art keep this story afloat.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clever, fun bio's wordplay is best fit for school-aged kids.
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By Robert Burleigh
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Unusual biography about Mozart's talented sister.
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By Elizabeth Rusch
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Award-winning bio of bigger-than-life blues singer.
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By Ann Angel
(2010)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Lyrical, ficionalized biography of famed poet Pablo Neruda.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2010)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Lively profile of a brave man living in a dangerous time.
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By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2009)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Moving bio of jazz guitarist can be a little hard to follow.
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By Bonnie Christensen
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Lively free verse bio doesn't gloss over Rivera's appetites.
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By Carmen Bernier-Grand
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Lovely first-person narration helps bring Dickinson to life.
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By Barbara Dana
(2009)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Eye-popping biography of inventive brothers.
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By Chris Barton
(2009)

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