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Home
Home
by Carson Ellis
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Houses, apartments, palaces, wigwams, giant shoes. Wildwood's Carson Ellis depicts a world full of homes in her new children's picture book. Home has Ellis's soft palette, warmth, and humor, plus a lovely surprise ending that's just as homey as the rest... (read more)

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie
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The engaging story and believable characters can pull in reluctant readers, but this novel has appeal for all ages. Alexie has a talent for expressing emotional truths without coming across as sentimental. This is the kind of book you want to keep handy... (read more)

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I'll Give You the Sun
I'll Give You the Sun
by Jandy Nelson
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How did twins Jude and Noah lose the tight bond they once shared? Jude's story unfurls in the present while Noah narrates from the past, weaving a complicated story of art, family, and what it means to give up something you love.... (read more)

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Ready Player One
Ready Player One
by Ernest Cline
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I had many books on my to-read list, but this one jumped straight to the top as soon as I got my hands on a copy. It has everything I love about video games and cartoons and anime from the '80s. The pacing of the book is great, and it quickly became one... (read more)

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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
by Robin Sloan
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Mixing large doses of high tech, a mysterious bookstore, and an entire army of bibliophiles, this charming novel is a booklover's dream. You will be entranced by Mr. Penumbra's bookstore, with its shadowy customers and shelves teetering on the edge of... (read more)

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Code Name Verity
Code Name Verity
by Elizabeth Wein
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In this tale of friendship, war, and early women's aeronautics, "Verity" has been captured by the Nazis while attempting espionage in France during World War II. This story is her confession. She swears she is telling the truth, but she also admits that... (read more)

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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
by Dan Santat
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When, on the island of imaginary friends, Beekle gets tired of waiting to be imagined by a real child, he sets off to do the unimaginable — find her, himself. With sweeping illustrations, Beekle is a sweet tale of adventure and imagination.... (read more)

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Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children
Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children
by Ransom Riggs
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The sequel to Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children follows Jacob and his friends to London, chronicling their unusual adventures along the way. Quirky, entertaining, and well-written, this young adult novel from Ransom Riggs will be as beloved as... (read more)

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Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy)
Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy)
by Veronica Roth
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The final book in the Divergent series brings the story to a climactic and explosive finale. Like the first two books, Allegiant is complex, action-packed, well-written, and intelligent. Veronica Roth is one of the finest YA authors writing today; this... (read more)

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The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One
The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One
by Rick Riordan
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Percy Jackson is not normal. He's got ADHD and attention deficit, and he's been kicked out of every school he's ever attended. Now he discovers he's a half blood: half human, half Olympian god. But his problems are only beginning. Someone has stolen Zeus'... (read more)

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The Glass Sentence
The Glass Sentence
by S. E. Grove
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It's 1891 in Boston, but time hasn't quite been the same since the Great Disruption. It varies, depending on where in the world you are. Sophia lives with her uncle, a renowned cartographer who suddenly gets kidnapped. Sophia sets out to find him, and... (read more)

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We Were Liars
We Were Liars
by E. Lockhart
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During Cady's 15th summer on the island, she had an accident. She doesn't remember what happened, just that she gets terrible headaches. Lockhart weaves a suspenseful tale, building to a wallop of a surprise ending.... (read more)

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When You Reach Me
When You Reach Me
by Rebecca Stead
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My first thought when I closed the covers of this book was, Wow. My second thought was, I want to read this again. My third thought was, How can I possibly describe this book to anyone else? When You Reach Me is like one of those great books/movies... (read more)

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The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus #5)
The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus #5)
by Rick Riordan
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This is the book Percy Jackson fans have been waiting for, the fifth and final volume in the Heroes of Olympus series. The action is nonstop as the demigods attempt to stop the earth mother Gaea from waking while protecting Camp Half-Blood. Fans won't be... (read more)

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The Darkest Part of the Forest
The Darkest Part of the Forest
by Holly Black
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Once upon a time, a brother and sister played at killing monsters with songs and swords. But times have changed, and in the tourist town of Fairfold — where fairies are big business — things are getting sinister. Holly Black brings her... (read more)

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Fairest: The Lunar Chronicles: Levana's Story
Fairest: The Lunar Chronicles: Levana's Story
by Marissa Meyer
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Feeling villainous? The latest installment of Meyer's sci-fi fairytale series spotlights the big baddie herself, Queen Levana. Travel through time (and space, of course) to discover how the Lunar Chronicles' most infamous ruler got her start.... (read more)

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The Book with No Pictures
The Book with No Pictures
by B.J. Novak
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A book without pictures? Boring! Except... "Here is how books work. Everything the words say, the person reading the book has to say." With kooky irreverence and crazy words, The Book with No Pictures surprises as it creates a zany — and downright... (read more)

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Roller Girl
Roller Girl
by Victoria Jamieson
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Real roller derby girl Victoria Jamieson presents this fantastic graphic novel about 12-year-old Astrid, who has fallen in love with roller derby and enrolled in junior derby camp at Portland's own Oaks Park. This is a wonderfully heartfelt story of... (read more)

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Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen
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Sam and Dave decide to dig a hole to find something. Problem is, they're great hole diggers — just not very good finders. In the hands of the subtly brilliant Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole is surprising, hilarious, and... (read more)

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City of Heavenly Fire (Mortal Instruments #6)
City of Heavenly Fire (Mortal Instruments #6)
by Cassandra Clare
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Clary, Jace, Simon, and their friends must face Clary's brother Sebastian in the last battle between Shadowhunters and demons. Cassandra Clare outdoes herself in this gripping conclusion to the Mortal Instruments series.... (read more)

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