Book Reviews

AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Lots of information packed into appealing pop-up.
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By Kyle Olmon
(2006)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Learn how, where, and why a mill worked.
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By David Macaulay
(2000)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Powerful story of 1930s Dust Bowl families.
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By Jerry Stanley
(1992)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Integrity is rewarded in poignant, funny tale.
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By Dr. Seuss
(1940)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Unique, brilliant, award-winning history book.
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By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2007)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
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)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Masterful retelling captures magic, mystery of moon mission.
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By Brian Floca
(2009)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Frank picture book account of 9/11 best for older readers.
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By Don Brown
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Unforgettable 12-year-old girl battles the Great Depression.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
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By Mort Castle, Sam Weller
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fascinating nonfiction account of little-known conspiracy.
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By Steve Sheinkin
(2013)
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
6
QUALITY
 
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Powerful graphic novel captures spirit of desegregation.
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By Andrew Aydin, John Lewis
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
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)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
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By Don Brown
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Inspiring memoir of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
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By Lee Cohen, Mona Golabek
(2003)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Fascinating profiles celebrate women of American Revolution.
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By Cokie Roberts
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
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By Maira Kalman
(2014)

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