Book Reviews

AGE
4
QUALITY
 
The enjoyable story of Alice Ramsey.
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By Don Brown
(1997)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Engages children by bringing history to life.
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By Jeanette Winter
(1988)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Inspirational story of a woman determined to save buffalo.
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By Tracy Fern
(2008)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
An introduction to Abe Lincoln in his own words.
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By Sarah Thomson
(2008)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Charged-up intro to Ellington, his band & music.
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By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(1998)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Small treasure explores Irish famine, emigration.
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By Elvira Woodruff
(2006)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Heart-wrenching but hopeful story of escape.
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By Ellen Levine
(2008)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Engaging, if sometimes stiff, tale of a heroine.
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By Karen B. Winnick
(2000)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Enslaved girl's courage will engage older kids.
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By Deborah Hopkinson
(1993)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Kids may need help with geographical references.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(1982)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Beautiful story, from slavery to freedom.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2006)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lyrical story of a rope and one family's migration north.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Lyrical historical fiction with a knockout punch.
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By Michael Dorris
(1992)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Lightweight story with great illustrations.
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By Brian Selznick
(1991)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Keeps harshness of Depression mostly at bay.
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By Gwenyth Swain
(2003)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A girl's life in turn-of-the-century Muslim Libya.
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By Joelle Stolz
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Story takes kids back to the frontier days.
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By Jean Fritz
(2001)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed, fascinating intro to Greek myths.
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By Ingri d'Aulaire
(1962)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Clever retelling of a legend, from the cat's POV.
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By Alan Armstrong
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Kit meets economic adversity with courage, spunk.
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By Valerie Tripp
(2000)

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