Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
History this lively should be required reading in school.
By Jonah Winter
Gripping nonfiction account of Vietnam-era whistle-blowing.
By Steve Sheinkin
Powerful true tale of mixed-race couple's fight for justice.
By Patricia Hruby Powell
A heartfelt intro to King's peaceful protest movement.
By Angela Farris Watkins
Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
By Phillip M. Hoose
Inspiring, educational story of 1800s civil rights heroes.
By Susan E. Goodman
Heart-stopping true story of students who resisted Nazis.
By Russell Freedman
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.