Book Reviews

age 6+
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
age 11+
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
age 10+
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
By Jacqueline Woodson
age 7+
Fascinating profiles celebrate women of American Revolution.
By Cokie Roberts
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Lee Cohen, Mona Golabek
age 4+
Spectacular illustrations spotlight Parks' historic protest.
By Nikki Giovanni