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Road Trip with Max and His Mom Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun road trip sequel explores emotional effects of divorce.
By Linda Urban
(2018)
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Penelope Crumb Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever novel connects family history with self-acceptance.
By Shawn K. Stout
(2012)
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Seven Stories Up Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
By Laurel Snyder
(2014)
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Almost Super Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
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The Secret of Ferrell Savage Book Poster Image
age 8+
Silly, fast-moving story of sleds and family secrets.
By J. Duddy Gill
(2014)
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Big Nate Strikes Again: Big Nate, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Nate locks horns with Gina in funny, feud-filled tale.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
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Sarah, Plain and Tall Book Poster Image
age 9+
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
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Finding Orion Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Heart, humor, discoveries fill oddball family quest tale.
By John David Anderson
(2019)
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Grandpa's Great Escape Book Poster Image
age 9+
Hilarious, poignant tale of boy and grandpa with dementia.
By David Walliams
(2018)
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After Iris Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving, entertaining tale of dysfunctional family's turmoil.
By Natasha Farrant
(2013)
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The Someday Birds Book Poster Image
age 10+
Unlikely hero of family adventure delivers hopeful message.
By Sally J. Pla
(2017)
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Each Tiny Spark Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Cuban American tween busts stereotypes in appealing tale.
By Pablo Cartaya
(2019)
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One Crazy Summer Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
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American Ace Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
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Sophomores and Other Oxymorons Book Poster Image
age 12+
Funny, charming look at ups and downs of boy's second year.
By David Lubar
(2015)
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A Raisin in the Sun Book Poster Image
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story Book Poster Image
age 13+
Funny memoir of a boy trying to get his first girlfriend.
By Josh Sundquist
(2014)
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Right Where You Left Me Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen copes with kidnapped dad in OK family drama.
By Calla Devlin
(2017)
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Dead to You Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thought-provoking story of abducted teen who returns.
By Lisa McMann
(2012)
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Tiger Eyes Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful novel examines teen's world of grief.
By Judy Blume
(1981)
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