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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging fairy tale spoof is clever and funny.
By Christopher Healy
(2012)
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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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Handbook for Dragon Slayers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
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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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Buckle and Squash: The Perilous Princess Plot, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Uproarious princess adventure is clever, sarcastic, zany.
By Sarah Courtauld
(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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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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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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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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Gris Grimly's Tales from the Brothers Grimm Book Poster Image
age 8+
Favorite tales get grim, gothic treatment and stylish art.
By Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
(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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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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Goosebumps Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, spooky mysteries can pack an emotional wallop.
By R. L. Stine
(2003)
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Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, sarcastic graphic novels have layers of complexity.
By Dana Simpson
(2014)
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All-of-a-Kind Family Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Loving stories of a large Jewish family in 1915 New York.
By Sydney Taylor
(1984)
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