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Coretta Scott
Coretta Scott
by Ntozake Shange
Staff Pick
This book gives me goosebumps. It's a biography of Coretta Scott King, strikingly illustrated by Kadir Nelson, with resonant poetic text by Ntozake Shange. More importantly, it's a great introduction to the non-violent movement in the struggle for civil... (read more)

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Smek for President!
Smek for President!
by Adam Rex
Staff Pick
Hang on to your koobish! This sequel to The True Meaning of Smekday sends Tip and J.Lo to New Boovworld to set straight the record of the Gorg defeat, but our unlikely heroes soon find that truth has taken a backseat to the upcoming presidential election.... (read more)

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Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
by Lish McBride
Staff Pick
With chapter headings taken from song titles (creating the most persistent mental playlist ever), a nineteen-year-old "slacker" protagonist, skateboard-fu, the world's most adorable disembodied head, and a wicked sense of humor, this is far from your... (read more)

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The Hobbit: Or, There and Back Again
The Hobbit: Or, There and Back Again
by J. R. R. Tolkien
Staff Pick
I know, I know... The Hobbit is everywhere this year. But I'm totally jumping on the bandwagon! Squeee! This awesome edition contains the original text, but the book size has been shrunk down so you can handily carry it with you, soothing your... (read more)

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Odd and the Frost Giants
Odd and the Frost Giants
by Neil Gaiman and Brett Helquist
Staff Pick
A Neil Gaiman story at any length is a treat. Odd and the Frost Giants is like the perfect finger food: brief but intensely, deliciously satisfying. If you aren't a fan of Norse mythology when you open the cover, you will be by the time you close it.... (read more)

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The Tale of Two Bad Mice
The Tale of Two Bad Mice
by Beatrix Potter
Staff Pick
Everybody knows about mischievous Peter Rabbit, but have you heard of Hunca Munca and Tom Thumb? Here they are, two "bad" mice who try to get a free meal in a beautiful doll house. But when the food turns out to be fake, their frustration knows no bounds... (read more)

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Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances
Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances
by John Green
Staff Pick
Let It Snow is a collection of short stories by three of today's most popular authors of young adult fiction. These winter stories are interconnected — main characters from one story have cameo appearances in the others. It's a great way to read... (read more)

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My Letter to the World and Other Poems (Visions in Poetry)
My Letter to the World and Other Poems (Visions in Poetry)
by Emily Dickinson
Staff Pick
I grew up in Emily Dickinson's hometown of Amherst, Massachusetts, and was lucky to be introduced to her poetry long before I tried to understand or analyze it. If you let the words roll around in your ears, you'll catch yourself tumbling on her rhymes... (read more)

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I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato
I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato
by Lauren Child
Staff Pick
Hate peas? Beets? Lima beans? Anytime, dining time, becomes an extravaganza time with clever Charlie setting the menu for his younger (and finicky) sister, Lola. Lauren Child's zany mixed-media collage illustrations convey a slightly off-kilter universe,... (read more)

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The Here and Now
The Here and Now
by Ann Brashares
Staff Pick
Prenna James has a secret. She's from the future, part of a group that traveled back in time to escape a deadly plague. When Prenna falls in love with Ethan, her carefully constructed life quickly unravels into a gripping adventure.... (read more)

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Hikaru No Go: Volume 1: Descent of the Go Master
Hikaru No Go: Volume 1: Descent of the Go Master
by Yumi Hotta
Staff Pick
Hikaru No Go is a fabulous story of learning to play Go, sportsmanship, and — my favorite part — nobody gets beaten up! The spirit of a Go master joins Hikaru when he gets a hold of his grandfather's Go board one day, after which things are more than... (read more)

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The Dangerous Book for Boys
The Dangerous Book for Boys
by Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden
Staff Pick
These volumes, The Dangerous Book for Boys and The Daring Book for Girls, are utterly brimming with tips, tools, maps, pictograms, glossaries, advice, game rules, blueprints... you name it! They're fantastic guidebooks for kids. And, truth be told, I... (read more)

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American Born Chinese
American Born Chinese
by Gene Luen Yang
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For the winter holidays try American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Chang. This quirky book is a fabulous introduction to the new generation of graphic novels, and blends folklore with an exploration of racial stereotyping and the "right stuff" of America... (read more)

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M or F?
M or F?
by Lisa Papademetriou
Staff Pick
Did you ever want to email the person you liked, but just couldn't get up the nerve? Best friends, big crushes, online chat rooms, and mistaken identities make this a perfect summer read. M or F is comedy at its best, complete with friendly... (read more)

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Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man
Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man
by Wendelin Van Draanen
Staff Pick
When I was ten I wanted to BE Harriet the Spy. If I were ten now I'd want to be Sammy Keyes! This new series of books by Van Draanen provide the mysteries girls are looking for! Sammy is twelve with great wit, ingenuity, street smarts, and sometimes a... (read more)

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Guess Again!
Guess Again!
by Mac Barnett and Adam Rex
Staff Pick
Guess Again! makes me laugh out loud every time I read it, and I've read it 10 or 20 times. Adam Rex's illustrations are perfectly suited to the goofy, silly rhymes of Mac Barnett. See if you can guess the answers to any of the riddles. I was surprised... (read more)

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Kit's Wilderness
Kit's Wilderness
by David Almond
Staff Pick
Kit's family moves to Stoneygate -- an old coal-mining town where his family has lived for generations -- to be near his ailing grandfather. Here, Kit is invited by an odd neighbor boy to play a game called Death. The game -- and the town's haunted... (read more)

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Katie Loves the Kittens
Katie Loves the Kittens
by John Himmelman
Staff Pick
Katie gets so excited in her love for the kittens that the kittens are scared of her! Kids — and plenty of adults! — can relate to how easy it is to love an adorable pet a little too enthusiastically. Be sure to notice the expression on each kitty's... (read more)

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Million-Dollar Throw
Million-Dollar Throw
by Mike Lupica
Staff Pick
Lupica pulls the reader directly into the action with detailed football play-by-play and just the right amount of off-the-field drama. A timely plot, real life struggles, and big sports dreams make this novel relatable to almost anyone. How would you... (read more)

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Saffy's Angel
Saffy's Angel
by Hilary Mckay
Staff Pick
McKay invites readers into the highly affectionate but incredibly chaotic daily dramas of the Casson family. Engaging, clever characters explore topics ranging from adoption to tomato sandwiches — in other words, life's essential stuff. Profound... (read more)

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