Book Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
12
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Two-volume set of exciting, affecting graphic novels examines war and religion through two teens in powerful historical fiction.
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By Gene Luen Yang
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
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Pluck and elbow grease help a girl save her town's historical society in this educational and entertaining story.
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By Candace Fleming
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
This fun, educational retelling of the War of the Worlds hoax shows kids that you can't believe everything you hear.
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By Meghan McCarthy
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
U.S. states trivia rolls by in cleverly designed boxcars. This book is loaded with facts for lasting fun.
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By Peter Sis
(2004)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
By tracing 12 generations of the Tuttle family farm, this story shows how history shapes a family's survival.
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By Richard Michelson
(2007)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
In easy-to-read poems, this book offers reflections on WWII, the immigrant experience, and family dynamics.
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By Maria Testa
(2004)