Book Reviews

AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
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By Mort Castle, Sam Weller
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Unforgettable 12-year-old girl battles the Great Depression.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Provocative memoir blends history with legend.
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By Maxine Hong Kingston
(1975)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Hip, fun, and balanced look at the famous female pharaoh.
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By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2010)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Frank picture book account of 9/11 best for older readers.
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By Don Brown
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Educational, inspirational profiles of 13 American heroes.
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By Barack Obama
(2010)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Masterful retelling captures magic, mystery of moon mission.
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By Brian Floca
(2009)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Tenacious girl fights to preserve her historical society.
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By Candace Fleming
(2009)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Fun, educational retelling of the War of the Worlds hoax.
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By Meghan McCarthy
(2009)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Book of fascinating state facts keeps kids busy.
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By Peter Sis
(2004)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Age-appropriate intro to four of our most famous presidents.
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By Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell
(2007)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
15 surrealist tales by a master illustrator.
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By Shaun Tan
(2009)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Enjoyable, if not always accurate, history tales.
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By Various
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Stories of strong women to inspire tween politic.
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By Catherine Thimmesh
(2008)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Powerful, intense short stories of love in the inner city.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2007)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Family farm story will cultivate love of history.
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By Richard Michelson
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Unique, brilliant, award-winning history book.
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By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2007)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Dark, brutal, otherworldly stories for mature readers.
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By Margo Lanagan
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous artwork, but too ethereal for many kids.
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By Jonah Winter
(2007)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Short stories about coming of age; some sexual references.
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By Lois Lowry
(2007)

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