Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
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By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Fun tale of monster-fighting princess who leads double life.
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By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
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By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
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By Grace Lin
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Fun tale of girls creating camp fosters independent play.
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By Annie Barrows
(2012)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Girls start a newspaper in fun, mischievous adventure.
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By Annie Barrows
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
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By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Fun trading-places story of girl who can't wait to grow up.
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By Teresa E. Harris
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A spunky girl explores the wonders of her everyday world.
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By Angela Johnson
(2011)