Children and Young Adult Book Reviews

Conservatives often wonder how they can make an impact on the youth of America. When it comes to the youth and political ideology conservatives tend to believe that it is inappropriate to force political viewpoints onto children and teens. As educators, we acknowledge it is both unethical and unprofessional to push a political agenda in the classroom (of course, this never stopped many of our college professors and teachers growing up).

The question becomes, how do you expose teens to ideas that we would classify as conservative while still being ethical and professional? If you truly teach a child to think critically, to question with boldness, and to use logic and reason instead of emotion they will arrive at some point on the right side of the American political spectrum. The reality is that many educators in our schools do not teach children to think critically, to question with boldness, and to use logic and reason instead of emotion.

Our solution lies in children’s and young adult literature.

Below you will find a list of all the books that we have reviewed on our site.

Fiction Book Reviews:

Children’s Picture Books

I Want My Hat Back & This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen

Press Here by Herve Tullet

Middle Level

The Colossus Rises (Seven Wonders #1) by Peter Lerangis

Ender’s Game (Ender’s Saga #1) by Orson Scott Card

Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans

Michael Vey 2: The Rise of the Elgen by Richard Paul Evans

Thin Wood Walls by David Patneaude

Young Adult

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Non-Fiction (Informational Text) Book Reviews:

Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Lincoln’s Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever by Bill O’Reilly

Bomb: The Race to Build-And Steal-The World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin

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