Book Reviews

age 6+
 
Resourceful Hank faces fears in fun Halloween story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
age 6+
 
Kind boy tries to cheer up sister in funny, relatable story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
By Laurel Snyder
(2014)
age 9+
 
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
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age 8+
 
Clever novel connects family history with self-acceptance.
By Shawn K. Stout
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Gentle tale of a boy fulfilling his grandfather's last wish.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2012)
age 13+
 
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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age 11+
 
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
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age 9+
 
Well-crafted tale of an orphan's search for home.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(1999)