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19 Love Songs Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Emotional collection explores love from all angles.
By David Levithan
(2020)
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Barely Missing Everything Book Poster Image
age 15+
Eye-opening tale of Latinx teen boys facing racism, despair.
By Matt Mendez
(2019)
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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 Walled City Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty thriller shows cost of drug trade, human trafficking.
By Ryan Graudin
(2014)
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The Living Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Sympathetic characters anchor over-the-top disaster drama.
By Matt de la Peña
(2013)
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Curious George Goes to the Hospital Book Poster Image
age 3+
Adorable monkey livens up a hospital stay.
By Margret Rey, H. A. Rey
(1966)
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Batman: Earth One Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gritty, hyper-violent graphic novel about Batman's origin.
By Geoff Johns
(2012)
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Beauty Queens Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Sharp satire mixes girl-power themes with violence, sex.
By Libba Bray
(2011)
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The Pirate Cruncher Book Poster Image
age 3+
Too full of clever laughs to scare most young mateys.
By Jonny Duddle
(2010)
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Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cool cat shows how to go with the flow.
By Eric Litwin
(2010)
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Harry and Horsie Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Real hero of this sweet tale is the retro comic book art.
By Katie Van Camp
(2009)
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Dark Night Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Darkly comic, empowering take on tackling nighttime fears.
By Dorothee de Monfreid
(2009)
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The White Darkness Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark Antarctic survival story. Overlong but fascinating.
By Geraldine McCaughrean
(2007)
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Curious George Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Michievous monkey's antics will have kids laughing.
By H. A. Rey
(1973)
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