Book Reviews

AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
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By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
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By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
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By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
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By Jen Bryant
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
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By Molly Idle
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
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By Angela Johnson
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Boy ninja uses skills to get milk and cookies.
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By Arree Chung
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
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By Brian Floca
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
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By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Yankee Doodle refuses to go town in silly takeoff.
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By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Exciting, feel-good baseball tale with a batty twist.
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By Brian Lies
(2010)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Boy cites the colors of his moods in poetic slice of life.
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By Tameka Fryer Brown
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Stunning design and story inspires passion for art-making.
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By Melissa Sweet
(2011)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
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By Tanya Lee Stone
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Imaginative girl tackles bully in upbeat playground story.
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By Julianne Moore
(2009)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
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By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Charming tale of mouse helping astronauts on shuttle flight.
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By Mark Kelly
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Jazzy bio of Josephine Baker inspiring, bittersweet.
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By Jonah Winter
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Boy learns to appreciate his heritage in universal story.
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By Ying Chang Compestine
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2011)

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