Book Reviews

age 5+
 
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)
age 5+
 
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
age 8+
 
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
age 5+
 
Inspiring tale of landmark's construction.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2006)
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age 4+
 
A wordless witness to history.
By Mitsumasa Anno
(2000)
age 9+
 
This book gives slavery a human face.
By Jim Haskins
(1999)
age 11+
 
Fanciful background on legendary places.
By Albert Lorenz
(1999)
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age 10+
 
Brings Civil War to life; some gruesome photos.
By Martin W. Sandler
(1996)
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age 11+
 
A treasured speech seen in a vibrant new light.
By Martin Luther King
(1997)
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age 9+
 
Easy-to-read portrait of the Old West.
By Mike Stotter
(1997)
age 11+
 
Twelve women battle prejudice in anthology.
By Rebecca Hazell
(1996)
age 9+
 
Amazing photos, but skimpy context.
By Shelley Tanaka
(1996)
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age 4+
 
A true gift for dog lovers -- children and adults.
By Tony Johnston
(2000)
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age 9+
 
A series of rhythmic word-jazz poems.
By Ken Nordine
(2000)
age 6+
 
Sometimes moralistic stories miss audience.
By William J. Bennett
(1998)
age 13+
 
Powerful stories from young Holocaust victims.
By Jacob Boas
(1995)
age 4+
 
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
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age 2+
 
This lively collection is an auditory delight.
By Debi Gliori
(1997)
age 4+
 
Poetry collection could become a kids' classic.
By John Updike
(1995)
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age 4+
 
Witty words with whimsical illustrations.
By Douglas Florian
(2000)

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