Book Reviews

AGE
12
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Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
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By Phillip M. Hoose
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
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By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Teen's heartrending journey after brother's suicide.
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By Cynthia Hand
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
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By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
History this lively should be required reading in school.
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By Jonah Winter
(2015)
AGE
8
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A heartfelt intro to King's peaceful protest movement.
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By Angela Farris Watkins
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Troubled adopted boy learns to open heart in moving tale.
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By Cynthia Kadohata
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Vivid, sometimes violent tale of Russia's last royal family.
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By Candace Fleming
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
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By Maira Kalman
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting graphic-novel set is powerful historical fiction.
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By Gene Luen Yang
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBTQ teens.
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By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Powerful graphic novel captures spirit of desegregation.
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By Andrew Aydin, John Lewis
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lovely, poignant look at key moment in Indian history.
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By Alice B. McGinty
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Rythmic, thoughtful tale of slaves building the White House.
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By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Captivating storytelling makes these heroes relatable.
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By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Inspiring memoir of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
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By Lee Cohen, Mona Golabek
(2003)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Provocative memoir blends history with legend.
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By Maxine Hong Kingston
(1975)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
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By Jane Austen
(1811)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Captivating story of teen's eccentric English family.
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By Dodie Smith
(2003)

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