Book Reviews

AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
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By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
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By Dan Santat
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
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By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
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By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
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By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
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By Misty Copeland
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
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By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Crayons complain to their owner in funny ode to color.
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By Drew Daywalt
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Stunning design and story inspires passion for art-making.
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By Melissa Sweet
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Terrific tale of misfit taking bold step to remake his life.
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By Tim Federle
(2013)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Girl makes a feathered friend in whimsical, wordless outing.
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By Molly Idle
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
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By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Richly conceived dragon fantasy with stellar young heroine.
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By Rachel Hartman
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Delightful graphic novel follows teen girl's teeth troubles.
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By Raina Telgemeier
(2010)