Book Reviews

age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
age 8+
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
By Laurel Snyder
age 9+
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
By Patricia MacLachlan
age 8+
Clever novel connects family history with self-acceptance.
By Shawn K. Stout
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia