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Another Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Girl meets her match in mind-bending upside-down world.
By Christian Robinson
(2019)
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The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
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Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Pete gives his kind of gifts in sweet, fun carol reboot.
By James Dean, Kimberly Dean
(2018)
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Merry Christmas, Little Elliot Book Poster Image
age 4+
Elliot and Mouse bring a lonely girl cheer in warm tale.
By Mike Curato
(2018)
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Construction Cat Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Mom cat leads construction crew in fun, fresh work tale.
By Barbara Odanaka
(2018)
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Click, Clack, Quack to School! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals let loose at recess in fun school-visit tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2018)
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Sometimes You Fly Book Poster Image
age 4+
Joyous celebration of the trial and error of growing up.
By Katherine Applegate
(2018)
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute story of two boy bunnies who get married.
By Jill Twiss
(2018)
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Click, Clack, Moo I Love You Book Poster Image
age 4+
Joyous, inclusive tale of Valentine's Day on the farm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2017)
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The Nutcracker in Harlem Book Poster Image
age 4+
Nutcracker and girl are drummers in jazzy holiday update.
By T. E. McMorrow
(2017)
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The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse Book Poster Image
age 4+
Quirky and drily witty tale of animals swallowed by wolf.
By Mac Barnett
(2017)
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Hello Goodbye Dog Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warm story of girl and her exuberant therapy dog.
By Maria Gianferrari
(2017)
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Ryan Higa's How to Write Good Book Poster Image
age 12+
YouTuber's engaging memoir has solid writing advice, too.
By Ryan Higa
(2017)
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Girling Up:  How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular Book Poster Image
age 12+
Lots of knowledge and positivity in girl-power advice book.
By Mayim Bialik
(2017)
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It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health Book Poster Image
age 12+
Informative, updated, explicit sex ed book.
By Robie H. Harris
(2014)
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Antoinette Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun with pups in Paris as girl pooch saves the day.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2017)
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Christmas in the Barn Book Poster Image
age 4+
Evocative new art enlivens poetic telling of Nativity story.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2016)
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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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River Rose and the Magical Lullaby Book Poster Image
age 4+
Singer's dreamy zoo-trip tale an OK bedtime book.
By Kelly Clarkson
(2016)
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Naughty Mabel Sees It All Book Poster Image
age 4+
Diva dog needs glasses in story heavy on adult humor.
By Nathan Lane, Devlin Elliott
(2016)
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