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Hudson in Provence: Paris-Chien, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hudson tries to be a working dog in South-of-France romp.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2015)
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Here Comes the Tooth Fairy Cat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cat plays Tooth Fairy in bid to meet her in funny romp.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
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Hopper's Destiny: Mouseheart, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
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Jack: The True Story of Jack & the Beanstalk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
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Power Down, Little Robot Book Poster Image
age 3+
Funny sci-fi take on the how-to-get-your-kid-to-bed story.
By Anna Staniszewski
(2015)
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Invisible Girl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
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Use Your Words, Sophie Book Poster Image
age 3+
Charming tale of language, welcoming new sibling.
By Rosemary Wells
(2015)
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The Penderwicks in Spring Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
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It's Only Stanley Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(2015)
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My Spring Robin Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Girl looks for returning bird in cute, informative tale.
By Anne Rockwell
(1989)
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Crystal Keepers: Five Kingdoms, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting high-tech turn for the wordy series.
By Brandon Mull
(2015)
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If You Plant a Seed Book Poster Image
age 4+
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
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Smick! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Very simple rhyming book about a dog, a stick, and a chick.
By Doreen Cronin
(2015)
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K-9: Knightley & Son, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Less quirky, darker, more absorbing mystery sequel.
By Rohan Gavin
(2015)
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Fetch Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)
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Hero Book Poster Image
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age 8+
True bravery, friendship in suspenseful tale for dog lovers.
By Sarah Lean
(2015)
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Dear Mr. Washington Book Poster Image
age 5+
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
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Bad Kitty: Puppy's Big Day Book Poster Image
age 7+
Puppy stars in funny, sweet book about animal welfare.
By Nick Bruel
(2015)
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House of Robots, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Mild story a winner for reluctant-reader robot fans.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
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Clariel: The Lost Abhorsen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tragic Sabriel prequel slow to start but worth the wait.
By Garth Nix
(2014)
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