Book Reviews

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age 4+
Fun, upbeat story of a boy, a trombone, and jazz.
By Troy Andrews
(2015)
age 7+
Charming pictures, story make the King relatable to kids.
By Bonnie Christensen
(2015)
age 3+
Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
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age 9+
Super relatable heroine, lots of middle school drama.
By Erin Entrada Kelly
(2015)
age 9+
Fun text-gone-wrong tale promotes offline relationships.
By Tommy Greenwald
(2015)
age 14+
Gay teen's coming out becomes a musical in fun, campy novel.
By David Levithan
(2015)
age 14+
Teen transplanted to Ireland finds her way in moving tale.
By Jessie Ann Foley
(2014)
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age 14+
Upbeat tale of teen songwriter has vivid '60s backdrop.
By Cynthia Weil
(2015)
age 4+
Gorgeous, uplifting picture-book bio of the Queen of Gospel.
By Nina Nolan
(2015)
age 4+
Rolling Stones guitarist's warm, inspiring childhood memoir.
By Keith Richards
(2014)
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age 12+
Sweet tale of love and friendship on the road to stardom.
By Emery Lord
(2014)
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age 14+
Fast, fun trip with teen rock band manager, star boyfriend.
By Kevin Emerson
(2014)
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age 7+
Warm, poetic family story shows sweet sibling relationship.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2014)
age 12+
Solid historical fiction, great for classical music lovers.
By Nicholas Christopher
(2014)
age 4+
Wacky art helps make childlike song a great read for kids.
By Ylvis
(2013)
age 9+
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
By Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson, Jared Levine
(2013)
age 15+
Edgy story of bullied teen girl driven by music.
By Leila Sales
(2013)
age 10+
Snarky, artistic tween girl shines in poignant ghost story.
By Claire Legrand
(2013)
age 3+
Poems of the seasons double as catchy songs for kids.
By Michael DeWall, Peter Elman
(2013)
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age 4+
Yankee Doodle refuses to go town in silly takeoff.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)

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