Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Clever time-travel mystery about twins has some mild danger.
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By Annie Barrows
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Girl struggles to find home in story of grief and healing.
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By Tracy Holczer
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
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By Laurel Snyder
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Gentle cartoon vignettes tell cozy sister story.
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By Liniers
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Missing-man mystery best for sophisticated teen readers.
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By Meg Rosoff
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Princesses shine more than their tiaras in refreshing tale.
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By Mary Hoffman
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Utterly charming tale of Berkeley girl in search of father.
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By Kathryn Fitzmaurice
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clever novel connects family history with self-acceptance.
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By Shawn K. Stout
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun story of tween girl getting her shot on Jeopardy!
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By Donna Gephart
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Adorable mouse learns patience waiting to sing for family.
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By Kevin Henkes
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
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By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
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By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)