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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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Flora and the Penguin Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
By Molly Idle
(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 Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
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The Goodbye Book Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Comforting story about grief, loss, and finding joy again.
By Todd Parr
(2015)
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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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Ladybug Girl's Day Out with Grandpa Book Poster Image
age 3+
Museum trip sparks love of learning in fun tale.
By David Soman, Jacky Davis
(2017)
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Hello Hello Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Intro to wildlife at risk celebrates animals of all stripes.
By Brendan Wenzel
(2018)
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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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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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The Old Man and the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Man vs. marlin story a challenging, introspective read.
By Ernest Hemingway
(2011)
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Squid and Octopus: Friends for Always Book Poster Image
age 3+
Two tentacled best friends in four fun short stories.
By Tao Nyeu
(2012)
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)
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This Is Not My Hat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little fish tries to outsmart big one in funny thief tale.
By Jon Klassen
(2012)
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