Book Reviews

age 5+
 
Inspiring tale of landmark's construction.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2006)
age 7+
 
Lots of information packed into appealing pop-up.
By Kyle Olmon
(2006)
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age 9+
 
Learn how, where, and why a mill worked.
By David Macaulay
(2000)
age 6+
 
Book lends itself to child-parent discussions.
By Douglas Gorsline, Marie Gorsline
(1978)
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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)
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age 9+
 
History unfolds like a rich and elegant folktale.
By Josephine Poole
(1998)
age 11+
 
A must for serious and casual history students.
By Peter Jennings
(1999)
age 11+
 
Powerful story of 1930s Dust Bowl families.
By Jerry Stanley
(1992)
age 12+
 
A must-have for the home or classroom library.
By Hendrik Willem van Loon
(1921)
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age 11+
 
Spellbinding account of disaster.
By Jim Murphy
(1995)
age 9+
 
Amazing photos, but skimpy context.
By Shelley Tanaka
(1996)
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 6+
 
Bite-size chunks of history.
By Ruth Belov Gross
(1982)

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