Book Reviews

AGE
7
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Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
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By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Immigrant girl braves early 1900s NYC in tale of resilience.
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By Robert Sharenow
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
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By Peter Sis
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Less mystery, more romance as Hitler consolidates power.
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By Anne Blankman
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A heartwarming story of hope triumphing over pain.
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By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
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By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
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By Stacey Lee
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
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By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fact-filled look at rights leaders' intertwined lives.
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By Nikki Grimes
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Abused girl finds courage, family in compelling WWII story.
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By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
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By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
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By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Tender summer tale is 3rd in saga of Jewish girl in WWII.
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By Annika Thor
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Compelling, nuanced tale of loving family under segregation.
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By Sharon M. Draper
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moving 1901 adventure explores race, class, mental illness.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
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By Jen Bryant
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Plucky heroine faces turbulent times in engaging tale.
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By Darlene Beck Jacobson
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Understated, affecting glimpse of child's life under Stalin.
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By Eugene Yelchin
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Sequel trades action for romance, loses some charm.
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By Jennifer McGowan
(2014)

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