Book Reviews

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Book Poster Image
age 9+
A classic that both adults and kids love.
By Lewis Carroll
(1865)
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Black Beauty Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A heartrending, beautiful, educational classic.
By Anna Sewell
(1887)
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Song of Solomon Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Brilliant but mature classic explores racism, gender, power.
By Toni Morrison
(1977)
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Beloved Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting Pulitzer Prize winner about slavery's impact.
By Toni Morrison
(1987)
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The Catcher in the Rye Book Poster Image
age 14+
One of the greatest novels of the 20th century.
By J. D. Salinger
(1969)
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A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beautiful collection of poetry and illustrations.
By Caroline Kennedy
(2006)
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A Christmas Carol: In prose, being a ghost story of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 9+
Scrooge learns compassion in granddaddy of Christmas tales.
By Charles Dickens
(2005)
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A Child's Christmas in Wales Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gorgeous holiday treasure for school-age kids.
By Dylan Thomas
(2005)
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Jerusalem Sky: Stars, Crosses, and Crescents Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lovely poem about Jerusalem and its religions.
By Mark H. Podwal
(2006)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Book Poster Image
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
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The Killer's Tears Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bleak award-winner of redemption through love.
By Anne-Laure Bondoux
(2006)
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Good Sports Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Great pics elevate poems for sports lovers.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2007)
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An Episode of Sparrows Book Poster Image
age 11+
Lovely, moving literary classic set post-WWII.
By Rumer Godden
(2004)
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The Random House Book of Poetry for Children Book Poster Image
age 5+
Classic will be the most dog-eared on your shelf.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1983)
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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful, mature book about bright teen's alienation.
By Peter Cameron
(2007)
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A Swift Pure Cry Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Irish teen gets accused of killing her baby.
By Siobhan Dowd
(2007)
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Paint the Wind Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Horse tale shines with rich plot and characters.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2007)
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Good Dog Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Free verse Who's Who of cuddly canines.
By Maya Gottfried
(2008)
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Jack Plank Tells Tales Book Poster Image
age 8+
An ex-pirate spins captivating yarns.
By Natalie Babbitt
(2007)
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Why War Is Never a Good Idea Book Poster Image
age 10+
Severe look at war's impact better for older kids.
By Alice Walker
(2007)
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