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Best Middle-Grade Biography & Memoir of 2018

  • CHILDREN'S

    FACING FREDERICK

    JAN. 9, 2018

CHILDREN'S

FACING FREDERICK

by Tonya Bolden

A spirited biography that fully honors its redoubtable subject. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE FAITHFUL SPY

    SEPT. 4, 2018

CHILDREN'S

THE FAITHFUL SPY

by John Hendrix ; illustrated by John Hendrix

Hendrix’s challenging and complex content demonstrates the trust he has in the intelligence of his audience. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    IT'S UP TO YOU, ABE LINCOLN

    DEC. 4, 2018

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE GIRL WHO DREW BUTTERFLIES

    FEB. 20, 2018

CHILDREN'S

THE GIRL WHO DREW BUTTERFLIES

by Joyce Sidman ; photographed by Joyce Sidman

An exceptionally crafted visual biography of a pioneering entomologist and naturalist who lived a life devoted to discovery. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE BELOVED WORLD OF SONIA SOTOMAYOR

    SEPT. 4, 2018

CHILDREN'S

THE BELOVED WORLD OF SONIA SOTOMAYOR

by Sonia Sotomayor

Adapted from her memoir for adults, My Beloved World (2013), in the hope of inspiring children to dream even the dreams they... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    FIRST GENERATION

    SEPT. 4, 2018

CHILDREN'S

FIRST GENERATION

by Sandra Neil Wallace & Rich Wallace ; illustrated by Agata Nowicka

A deeply patriotic look at how immigrants’ application of the American ideals of hard work and perseverance can have lasting... Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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