Book Reviews

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age 12+
 
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
age 11+
 
Little-known disaster gets overdue, in-depth treatment.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2014)
age 9+
 
Historic immigration station comes alive in photos, poems.
By Russell Freedman
(2013)
age 6+
 
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Exciting graphic-novel set is powerful historical fiction.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2013)
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age 12+
 
Powerful graphic novel captures spirit of desegregation.
By Andrew Aydin, John Lewis
(2013)
age 6+
 
Lovely, poignant look at key moment in Indian history.
By Alice B. McGinty
(2013)
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age 6+
 
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2012)
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age 4+
 
Rythmic, thoughtful tale of slaves building the White House.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2012)
age 9+
 
Captivating storytelling makes these heroes relatable.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2012)
age 10+
 
Fascinating nonfiction account of little-known conspiracy.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2013)
age 12+
 
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Lee Cohen, Mona Golabek
(2003)
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age 4+
 
Spectacular illustrations spotlight Parks' historic protest.
By Nikki Giovanni
(2006)