Book Reviews

AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Slavery-themed award-winner is a challenging teen read.
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By M.T. Anderson
(2006)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Small treasure explores Irish famine, emigration.
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By Elvira Woodruff
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Intense, powerful Holocaust book offers unique perspective.
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By John Boyne
(2006)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Powerful testament to humanity in Nazi Germany.
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By Markus Zusak
(2006)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Beautiful story, from slavery to freedom.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Interesting story of historic slave auction.
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By Julius Lester
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clever retelling of a legend, from the cat's POV.
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By Alan Armstrong
(2006)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Historical yarn follows the life of a gun.
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By Gary Paulsen
(1995)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
White settlers force Indian family to leave land.
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By Louise Erdrich
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A preacher's son stands up to a racist town.
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By Gary D. Schmidt
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Start of an exciting medieval adventures series.
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By Avi
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A girl's life in turn-of-the-century Muslim Libya.
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By Joelle Stolz
(2005)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A funny novel with a devastating emotional punch.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(1995)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Vividly realistic depiction of war.
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By Gary Paulsen
(1998)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Lyrical historical fiction with a knockout punch.
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By Michael Dorris
(1992)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A family deals with racism in a Mississippi town.
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By Mildred D. Taylor
(1976)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Great novel about the Revolution for older kids.
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By James Lincoln Collier
(1974)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Confusing yet compelling tale of racism.
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By Karen Hesse
(2004)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Moderately graphic depiction of the slave trade.
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By Paula Fox
(2004)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Makes history exciting for teens.
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By Ann Rinaldi
(1996)

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