Book Reviews

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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
age 9+
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
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age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
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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+
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
By Laurel Snyder
(2014)