Inspiring tale of landmark's construction.
By Deborah Hopkinson
Malcolm X's daughter portrays his childhood in earnest bio.
By Ilyasah Shabazz
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
Inspiring, educational story of 1800s civil rights heroes.
By Susan E. Goodman