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
4
QUALITY
 
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
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By Marla Frazee
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
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By Angela Johnson
(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
 
Jolly animals load a train in this dream of a bedtime book.
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By Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld
(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
3
QUALITY
 
Engaging classic makes work delightful.
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By Richard Scarry
(1968)
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
3
QUALITY
 
Charming, encouraging picture book engages and inspires.
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By Watty Piper
(1930)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Jazzy bio of Josephine Baker inspiring, bittersweet.
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By Jonah Winter
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
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By Charles Dickens
(1894)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Tragic teen love story stands the test of time.
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By William Shakespeare
(2004)

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