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Harlem: A Poem Book Poster Image
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age 9+
This glittering work reaches across boundaries.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1997)
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Both Sides of Time Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fast-moving pulp fiction.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(1995)
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Prisoner of Time Book Poster Image
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age 13+
An interesting picture of 19th-century society.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(1998)
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Speak Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Controversial book about rape is powerful and painful.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(1999)
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Catherine and Laurence Anholt's Big Book of Families Book Poster Image
age 4+
Reassurance that each family is unique, special.
By Catherine Anholt
(2000)
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It's About Dogs Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A true gift for dog lovers -- children and adults.
By Tony Johnston
(2000)
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Red Rubber Boot Day Book Poster Image
age 4+
Spare narrative is engaging, childlike.
By Mary Lyn Ray
(2000)
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Stellaluna Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Coming-of-age story with natural science lesson.
By Janell Cannon
(1993)
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The Maldonado Miracle Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping story of Mexican boy who migrates to U.S. alone.
By Theodore Taylor
(2003)
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Skellig Book Poster Image
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age 11+
This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.
By David Almond
(1998)
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Come Along, Daisy! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Daisy learns a lesson when separated from mom.
By Jane Simmons
(1998)
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The Great Poochini Book Poster Image
age 5+
Pun-filled, engaging adventure.
By Gary Clement
(1999)
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Love Among the Walnuts Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky characters will win over readers.
By Jean Ferris
(1998)
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Lady Muck Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Unusual settings and challenging language.
By William Mayne
(1997)
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Sybil's Night Ride Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engaging, if sometimes stiff, tale of a heroine.
By Karen B. Winnick
(2000)
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Are You My Mother? Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious illustrations amplify tale of confused baby bird.
By P. D. Eastman
(1960)
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The Best Book of Sharks Book Poster Image
age 6+
Vivid artwork and facts about sharks.
By Claire Llewellyn
(1999)
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The Amazing Frecktacle Book Poster Image
age 9+
Silly story doesn't tax children's intellect.
By Ross Venokur
(1998)
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Colors Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A series of rhythmic word-jazz poems.
By Ken Nordine
(2000)
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The Cat in the Hat Book Poster Image
age 4+
A kids' classic that put Dr. Seuss on the map.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
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