Tag Archives: Civil Rights

Review: Freedom Heroines by Frieda Wishinsky

Freedom Heroines by Frieda Wishinsky. Scholastic, 2012. Currently Available.  Age Level & Genre: Non-Fiction Face Value: I think that this cover is the way that many non-fiction books for young readers have to look now: edgy and cool. Let’s face … Continue reading

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Review: Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix. Simon & Schuster Books for Young People, 2007. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: I listened to this book on audio, so I didn’t have as much face time with the cover as I … Continue reading

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Review: The Freedom Maze by Delia Sherman

The Freedom Maze by Delia Sherman. Small Beer Press, 2011. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction, Science Fiction Face Value: What I like about this cover is the way it captures the story – the line drawings manage to be evocative … Continue reading

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Review: Flesh and Blood So Cheap by Albert Marrin

Flesh and Blood So Cheap by Albert Marrin Random House, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Nonfiction Face Value: THIS is how to do a nonfiction cover. On top of an eye-catching title, Flesh & Blood So Cheap boasts one of the … Continue reading

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Review: Ten Miles Past Normal by Frances O’Roark Dowell

Ten Miles Past Normal by Frances O’Roark Dowell Atheneum, 2011 (currently available) Genre: Contemporary Realism Face Value: Actually, I love this cover a lot! It looks like the cover designer actually read the book and designed accordingly, and the girl … Continue reading

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