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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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Capt. Hook: The Adventures of a Notorious Youth Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting but violent -- not for sensitive kids.
By J. V. Hart
(2005)
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The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp Book Poster Image
age 12+
Likable loser tries to save world in action-packed novel.
By Rick Yancey
(2006)
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Operation Typhoon Shore: Guild of Specialists, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Intelligent, intense, edge-of-your-seat adventure.
By Joshua Mowll
(2006)
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Evil Genius Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex tale of a criminal prodigy is engrossing but dark.
By Catherine Jinks
(2007)
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Runaway Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Homeless at 12; a poignant read for mature teens.
By Wendelin Van Draanen
(2006)
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Jane and the Dragon Book Poster Image
age 4+
Girl-knight story is predictable but enchanting.
By Martin Baynton
(2007)
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The Worst Witch at School Book Poster Image
age 7+
Too young for Harry? Try this fun witch series.
By Jill Murphy
(2007)
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The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio Book Poster Image
age 9+
Author's last is a rousing, delightful adventure.
By Lloyd Alexander
(2007)
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The Cricket in Times Square Book Poster Image
age 9+
Absorbing tale of a very talented cricket.
By George Selden
(1960)
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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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The Hunting, Book 1: Z. Rex Book Poster Image
age 10+
Action-adventure read for gamers with a Jurassic twist.
By Steve Cole
(2009)
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Meanwhile Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky, inventive, and absorbing choose-your-own adventure.
By Jason Shiga
(2010)
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The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fantastical tale will spark kids' imagination and curiosity.
By David Almond
(2010)
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Trash Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful adventure about dumpsite kids a true treasure.
By Andy Mulligan
(2010)
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Around the World in 100 Days Book Poster Image
age 11+
Fun follow-up to the Jules Verne classic.
By Gary Blackwood
(2010)
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Sidekicks Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun superhero saga with coming-of-age themes.
By Jack D. Ferraiolo
(2011)
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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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Time Riders Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Time-traveling thriller puts three teens in NYC on 9/11.
By Alex Scarrow
(2010)
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The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fun underdog tale starts high-seas series.
By John Flanagan
(2011)
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