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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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Slithery Snakes Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Creepy, fun book about snakes is chock-full of facts.
By Roxie Munro
(2013)
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The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest--and Most Surprising--Animals on Earth Book Poster Image
age 6+
Richly layered, fascinating book kids will enjoy for years.
By Steve Jenkins
(2013)
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The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lots of laughs on the farm in fun, silly chicken tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
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All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom Book Poster Image
age 6+
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)
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Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One Book Poster Image
age 6+
Silly cowboy adventure perfect for new chapter-book readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2014)
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Don't Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe Book Poster Image
age 6+
Loads of lively animal info and a call to action for kids.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2019)
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A Bear Called Paddington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
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The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken: The Next Misadventure Book Poster Image
age 6+
Cuteness, silliness, not much plot in Chicken Squad sequel.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
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Bless the Beasts & Children Book Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horror stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
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Siege and Storm: The Grisha Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Shadow and Bone sequel steps up love triangle.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2013)
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The Iron King Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
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There Will Be Lies Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deaf teen learns scary truths in suspenseful thriller.
By Nick Lake
(2015)
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Walk on Earth a Stranger: Gold Seer Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girl hides as boy for harrowing journey west in taut tale.
By Rae Carson
(2015)
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Flamecaster: Shattered Realms, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Absorbing fantasy romance full of spies and palace intrigue.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2016)
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Like a River Glorious: Gold Seer Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Tense Gold Rush tale shows harsh reality of slavery.
By Rae Carson
(2016)
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Hunted Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong hunter-girl Beauty takes on Beast in this retelling.
By Meagan Spooner
(2017)
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The Battlemage: Summoner, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
High-action demon battles thrill in trilogy finale.
By Taran Matharu
(2017)
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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deliciously dark, illustrated Grisha world fairy tales.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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