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I Am Perfectly Designed Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle, loving tale of an affirming father-son relationship.
By Karamo Brown, Jason "Rachel" Brown
(2019)
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Song of the Crimson Flower Book Poster Image
age 13+
Absorbing companion story to Asian-inspired fantasy series.
By Julie C. Dao
(2019)
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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(2019)
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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 3+
Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.
By Marie Kondo
(2019)
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Batman: Nightwalker: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed graphic thriller spotlights young Bruce Wayne.
By Marie Lu, Stuart Moore
(2019)
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Llama Llama Mess, Mess, Mess Book Poster Image
age 3+
Llama gets a fun lesson in keeping things tidy at home.
By Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan
(2019)
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Hair Love Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lively, loving celebration of a dad, daughter, and her hair.
By Matthew A. Cherry
(2019)
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The Marrow Thieves Book Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful sci-fi tale of Natives hunted for bone marrow.
By Cherie Dimaline
(2017)
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Lovely War Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Poignant World War I romance weaves in jazz, Greek gods.
By Julie Berry
(2019)
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Watch Us Rise Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring teen activists join forces in sweet friends tale.
By Renée Watson, Ellen Hagan
(2019)
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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Book Poster Image
age 13+
Realistic, compelling coming-of-age stories of black teens.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2019)
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The Gilded Wolves Book Poster Image
age 13+
Clever 1889 Paris-set story has diversity, magic, puzzles.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2019)
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All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little sister finds way to contribute in warm holiday story.
By Emily Jenkins
(2018)
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We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga Book Poster Image
age 3+
Warm celebration of Cherokee families' year-round gratitude.
By Traci Sorell
(2018)
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Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement Book Poster Image
age 13+
Inspiring story of teens who organized March for Our Lives.
By The Founders of March for Our Lives
(2018)
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Be Kind Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm story shows big impact of simple acts of kindness.
By Pat Zietlow Miller
(2018)
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The Boneless Mercies Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense, gender-bent Beowulf tale is a riveting adventure.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2018)
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A Very Large Expanse of Sea Book Poster Image
age 13+
Muslim teen busts stereotypes in bitterly funny school tale.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2018)
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Hey, Kiddo Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Big-hearted memoir of rocky childhood with addicted mom.
By Jarrett J. Krosoczka
(2018)
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Bridge of Clay Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Expansive, touching saga of Aussie family's losses, loves.
By Markus Zusak
(2018)
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