Books by Aaron Boyd

DADDY GOES TO WORK by Jabari Asim
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2006

"Read the pictures and skip the words. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An urban father takes his young daughter to work. Read full book review >
JANNA AND THE KINGS by Patricia Smith
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Despite the story's sweetness, it's not special enough to be an essential purchase. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Janna's favorite day is Saturday when her grandfather picks her up and takes her for a walk down Madison Street. Read full book review >
BABU’S SONG by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2003

"A tad idealistic, but warmly told. (Picture book. 6-9)"
In this realistic tale of a young boy in Tanzania, Stuve-Bodeen, a former Peace Corps volunteer, explores the relationship between Bernardi, who wants nothing more than to attend school and get a real soccer ball, and his grandfather, a wonderfully creative toymaker who has lost the ability to speak. Read full book review >
TIGER WOODS by Aaron Boyd
BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 7, 1997

"Non-golfers, however, will find a lot of jargon to cut through for information that hardly expands on newspaper and magazine accounts that are also more compelling. (b&w photos, index) (Biography. 10+)"
 Golf is one of the fastest growing participant sports in the country, and 21-year-old Tiger Woods is certainly one of the rising stars among the pros. Read full book review >
FIRST LADY by Aaron Boyd
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 15, 1994

"Index. (Biography. 10+)"
 The co-author of last year's Bill Clinton (1993) presents Hillary Rodham Clinton in the same clear, unadorned style, recounting the achievements of her school years and the numerous accomplishments of her adult life in a sort of resume enlivened with anecdotes and personal details. Read full book review >
BILL CLINTON by Gene L. Martin
BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 20, 1993

"There are a few b&w photos, but the lack of a bibliography or an index will limit use. (Biography. 10+)"
 A straightforward account that does a good job of pulling together basic facts and stories made familiar in recent periodical literature, with Clinton's childhood, education, political rise, period as governor, and presidential campaign covered in equal measure. Read full book review >