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Crouching Tiger Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Boy learns to appreciate his heritage in universal story.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2011)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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National Velvet Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
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Space Case: Moon Base Alpha, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
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Secrets of the Dragon Tomb: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
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Booked Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Soccer player faces divorce, bullies in fast-paced novel.
By Kwame Alexander
(2016)
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Ghost: Track, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, smart look at track star running from his past.
By Jason Reynolds
(2016)
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Ballpark Mysteries Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Bro and sis solve fun mysteries in major-league ballparks.
By David A. Kelly
(2011)
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Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling account of early gridiron history.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2017)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring, kid-friendly tales of extraordinary women.
By Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo
(2016)
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See You in the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, quirky road story sparkles with warmth and wisdom.
By Jack Cheng
(2017)
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Felix Yz Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tale of alien fused inside boy stresses acceptance, empathy.
By Lisa Bunker
(2017)
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Patina: Track, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl learns teamwork on track, at home in engaging sequel.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
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Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thoughtful memoir by basketball star and civil rights icon.
By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
(2017)
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Rebound Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartfelt, soaring, fast-break story of loss and growth.
By Kwame Alexander
(2018)
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All Summer Long Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Best friends battle summer blues in heartfelt graphic novel.
By Hope Larson
(2018)
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Lu: Track, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Heartfelt ending to award-winning series on sports and life.
By Jason Reynolds
(2018)
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I Am Neil Armstrong: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Science-rich picture bio tracks first "small step" on moon.
By Brad Meltzer
(2018)
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The Undefeated Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Poetic tribute to African American heroes and struggles.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematican Katherine Johnson Book Poster Image
age 10+
Must-read true story of trailblazing NASA mathematician.
By Katherine Johnson
(2019)
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