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Peter Pan Book Poster Image
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age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(1904)
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The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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Goblin Secrets Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
By William Alexander
(2012)
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Ghoulish Song Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
By William Alexander
(2013)
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The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle Book Poster Image
age 8+
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
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Fortunately, the Milk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)
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Mary Poppins Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Delightful tale of nanny who brings order, magic to family.
By P.L. Travers
(1934)
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The Year of the Three Sisters Book Poster Image
age 8+
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
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Crenshaw Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Pitch-perfect story about boy and family facing hard times.
By Katherine Applegate
(2015)
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A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic Book Poster Image
age 8+
History, magic, foreign travel in exciting tween adventure.
By Lisa Papademetriou
(2015)
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Spirit Week Showdown: Magnificent Mya Tibbs, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Layered, fun romp focuses on friendship and trust.
By Crystal Allen
(2015)
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A Song of Fire and Ice (A Game of Thrones) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)
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Ms. Bixby's Last Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Remarkable story of three boys honoring spirited teacher.
By John David Anderson
(2016)
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Ghosts Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Insightful, moving graphic novel of sisters facing fears.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2016)
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Moo Book Poster Image
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Moo
age 8+
City kids meet cow in fun tale of empathy, perseverance.
By Sharon Creech
(2016)
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Mighty Jack, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Strong kids, soft heart propel thrilling graphic novel.
By Ben Hatke
(2016)
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Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Whatever Cure Book Poster Image
age 8+
Reboot of classic series preserves original's charm.
By Ann M. Martin, Annie Parnell
(2016)
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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Woman finds silly cures for bad behavior in whimsical tales.
By Betty MacDonald
(1947)
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Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom: Frazzled, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl conquers middle school worries in fun graphic novel.
By Booki Vivat
(2016)
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Full of Beans Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Plucky boy finds conscience, hope amid Great Depression.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2016)
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