Book Reviews

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age 8+
Goofy humor, warm heart in wild holiday romp.
By Michael Fry, Bradley Jackson
(2015)
age 4+
Neighbors come together in lively urban Christmas tale.
By Sonia Manzano
(2015)
age 13+
Intense nonfiction graphic novel chronicles 2005 disaster.
By Don Brown
(2015)
age 3+
Bunny sees victory in finding eggs herself in sweet tale.
By Michael B. Kaplan
(2015)
age 4+
Young witch falls for human candy in cute Halloween tale.
By Alison McGhee
(2014)
age 12+
Vivid, sometimes violent tale of Russia's last royal family.
By Candace Fleming
(2014)
age 6+
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
(2014)
age 5+
Tractor brings help to birthing horse in tense holiday tale.
By Loren Long
(2013)
age 12+
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
By Don Brown
(2013)
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age 12+
Exciting graphic-novel set is powerful historical fiction.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2013)
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age 2+
Cozy, nostalgic look at the classic elements of the season.
By Alison Jay
(2012)
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
(2003)
age 15+
Provocative memoir blends history with legend.
By Maxine Hong Kingston
(1975)