Book Reviews

AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Engaging, if sometimes stiff, tale of a heroine.
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By Karen B. Winnick
(2000)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
The meandering, dreamy story may limit its appeal.
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By Peter Sis
(1998)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
So-so historical fiction mixed with romance.
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By Ann Rinaldi
(1993)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun story about quirky patriot's quest.
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By Jean Fritz
(1974)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Adventure and humor mix with history.
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By Jean Fritz
(1973)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A penetrating look at a poor child's life.
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By Karen Hesse
(1997)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
1600s America springs to life for today's kids.
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By Elizabeth George Speare
(1958)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
The enjoyable story of Alice Ramsey.
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By Don Brown
(1997)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Kids may need help with geographical references.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(1982)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Kids may need some historical background.
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By Karen Cushman
(2003)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
A quirky story with hidden riches.
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By Janet Lee Carey
(2000)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A vivid picture of Perry's historic mission.
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By Rhoda Blumberg
(1985)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Sweeping tale of redcoats, revolutionaries, and brave boy.
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By Esther Forbes
(1987)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Engages children by bringing history to life.
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By Jeanette Winter
(1988)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Charged-up intro to Ellington, his band & music.
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By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(1998)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Historical tale suffers from weak narrative.
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By Carol Matas
(1993)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed, fascinating intro to Greek myths.
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By Ingri d'Aulaire
(1962)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Learn how ancient cathedrals were built.
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By David Macaulay
(1973)

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