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A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White Book Poster Image
age 5+
Gentle bio of "Charlotte's Web" author is full of charm.
By Barbara Herkert
(2017)
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Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively biography of the man who gave birth to kids' books.
By Michelle Markel
(2017)
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The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess tries to get a break in fun, action-packed volume.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2016)
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Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Irreverent twists on fairy tales keep new readers guessing.
By Noah Z. Jones
(2014)
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A Song of Fire and Ice (A Game of Thrones) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)
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The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party Book Poster Image
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
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How to Read a Story Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
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Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
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The Heavens Rise Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Fantasy intertwining sex, violence, makes for mature fare.
By Christopher Rice
(2013)
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Abe Lincoln's Dream Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl's journey with Lincoln's ghost applauds U.S. progress.
By Lane Smith
(2012)
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Working Mummies Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Punny, spooky look at moms all wrapped up in their jobs.
By Joan Horton
(2012)
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The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 5+
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
By Emma Thompson
(2012)
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