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Olivia and the Fairy Princesses Book Poster Image
age 3+
A good-humored identity crisis makes this one a royal hoot.
By Ian Falconer
(2012)
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The Great American Dust Bowl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
By Don Brown
(2013)
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Blythewood: The Blythewood Tales, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
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The Shadow Hero Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting take on a forgotten Asian-American superhero.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2014)
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Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up Dilemma Book Poster Image
age 3+
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
By Jacky Davis
(2014)
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Here Comes Santa Cat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cat learns how to make the Nice list in funny holiday tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2014)
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The Biggest Smallest Christmas Present Book Poster Image
age 3+
Teensy girl gets jumbo presents in charming Christmas story.
By Harriet Muncaster
(2016)
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When's My Birthday? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Jubilant book conveys giddy anticipation of a birthday.
By Julie Fogliano
(2017)
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A Big Mooncake for Little Star Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl sneaks nibbles, mooncake wanes in cozy bedtime charmer.
By Grace Lin
(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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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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Construction Site on Christmas Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
Hardworking trucks get perfect gifts in sweet bedtime tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2018)
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Pumpkinheads Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Delightful graphic novel about friendship, food, and fall.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2019)
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Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border Book Poster Image
age 3+
Heartwarming Christmas story set at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Mitali Perkins
(2019)
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Otis Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Sweet, nostalgic friendship tale with a truly classic look.
By Loren Long
(2009)
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One Too Many: A Seek and Find Counting Book Book Poster Image
age 3+
Great for counting, adding, detail-seeking, and giggling.
By Gianna Marino
(2010)
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Bear Says Thanks Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm animal story celebrates gratitude and friendship.
By Karma Wilson
(2012)
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The Christmas Quiet Book Book Poster Image
age 3+
Poetic take on quiet moments during the holiday season.
By Deborah Underwood
(2012)
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Otis and the Puppy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle hero faces fear to help friend in lovely book.
By Loren Long
(2013)
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Catch Rider Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Riveting story of determined teen who can ride any horse.
By Jennifer H. Lyne
(2013)
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