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Tomorrow I'll Be Kind Book Poster Image
age 3+
Book about kindness is beautiful but preachy.
By Jessica Hische
(2020)
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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lovely, relatable story of toddler delaying going to sleep.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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I Am Perfectly Designed Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle, loving tale of an affirming father-son relationship.
By Karamo Brown, Jason "Rachel" Brown
(2019)
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Why? Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl stops supervillain in funny tale with powerful message.
By Adam Rex
(2019)
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Roar Like a Dandelion Book Poster Image
age 3+
Whimsical wordplay, wacky pictures in delightful ABC book.
By Ruth Krauss
(2019)
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Exile from Eden Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teens tour the apocalypse in zany, touching sci-fi satire.
By Andrew Smith
(2019)
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Cursed Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fierce woman leads reimagined, violent Arthurian tale.
By Thomas Wheeler
(2019)
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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(2019)
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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 3+
Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.
By Marie Kondo
(2019)
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A Farewell to Arms Book Poster Image
age 16+
Classic war novel still speaks to today's readers.
By Ernest Hemingway
(1929)
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Días y días / Days and Days Book Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging art and spare text teach about seasons.
By Ginger Foglesong Guy
(2019)
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Grumpy Monkey Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm, funny lesson about a monkey’s bad mood.
By Suzanne Lang
(2018)
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Ninth House Book Poster Image
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age 16+
YA author's adult fantasy has lots of drugs, sex, violence.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2019)
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The Testaments: The Handmaid's Tale, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant, violent sequel is worthy of the orginal.
By Margaret Atwood
(2019)
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Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border Book Poster Image
age 3+
Heartwarming Christmas story set at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Mitali Perkins
(2019)
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Across the Bay Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Emotional but unlikely journey of boy in Old San Juan.
By Carlos Aponte
(2019)
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Three Cheers for Kid McGear! Book Poster Image
age 3+
New girl truck saves boy trucks in exciting rescue tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2019)
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Snow, Glass, Apples Book Poster Image
age 16+
Fairy tale favorite gets dark, violent, sexy makeover.
By Neil Gaiman
(2019)
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Kingsbane: Empirium, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Thrilling, long sequel is full of steamy romance, violence.
By Claire Legrand
(2019)
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Llama Llama Mess, Mess, Mess Book Poster Image
age 3+
Llama gets a fun lesson in keeping things tidy at home.
By Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan
(2019)
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