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Twilight (Twilight Saga #1)
Twilight (Twilight Saga #1)
by Stephenie Meyer
Staff Pick
Moving to a small, dreary town is enough to cause angst in any teen, but for Isabella Swan, angst is only the beginning. Soon she's falling in love with Edward, the quintessential dark, handsome guy, who just happens to be a vampire. This is the perfect... (read more)

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Seraphina
Seraphina
by Rachel Hartman
Staff Pick
Imagine... a vividly crafted world in which dragons and the veneration of saints figure prominently. Tight, evocative prose. A stoic, thoughtful, and wise heroine who just wants to make music, torn between the world of humans and the world of dragons... (read more)

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I Want My Hat Back
I Want My Hat Back
by Jon Klassen
Staff Pick
Jon Klassen's charming picture book transcends age. The story is simple but utterly hilarious. The illustrations are pointed and evocative; the way Klassen draws the animals' eyes, alone, is worth the price of admission. I've recommended this book more... (read more)

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Portland ABC (Larry Gets Lost)
Portland ABC (Larry Gets Lost)
by John Skewes
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JOHN SKEWES is a professional illustrator living in Seattle. He began work as a product designer and character artist for Disney Consumer Products before leaving to start his own company, Retrodyne Industries, in 2001. His clients include Warner Bros... (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
Staff Pick
Once I started this book, I couldn't stop reading. Not only is this young adult book funny and touching — it feels so real. Anyone of any age who has struggled to know themselves and has fought for happiness will find resonance in the words and... (read more)

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A Series of Unfortunate Events #12: The Penultimate Peril
A Series of Unfortunate Events #12: The Penultimate Peril
by Lemony Snicket
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The stakes just got higher at Hotel Denouement — no orphan is safe, as plot twists abound and shudder-causing jeopardy is rife. Read this, the next-to-last installment, at your own risk!... (read more)

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Summerland
Summerland
by Michael Chabon
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I started reading Summerland on a road trip and couldn't put it down. I was hooked from the moment Ethan and a ragtag group of characters — including a depressed Sasquatch and the rudest fairy princess you can imagine — embark on their quest to... (read more)

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Uncaged (The Singular Menace #1)
Uncaged (The Singular Menace #1)
by John Sandford and Michele Cook
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JOHN SANDFORD is the author of thirty-six published novels, all of which have appeared on the New York Times Bestseller lists. Uncaged is his YA debut. MICHELE COOK is a journalist and crime reporter making her fiction debut with this series.... (read more)

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Under the Egg
Under the Egg
by Laura Marx Fitzgerald
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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets Chasing Vermeer in this clever middle grade debut When Theodora Tenpenny spills a bottle of rubbing alcohol on her late grandfathers painting, she discovers what seems to be an old Renaissance... (read more)

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The Hunger Games (Hunger Games #01)
The Hunger Games (Hunger Games #01)
by Suzanne Collins
Staff Pick
Destined for widespread popularity and quite possibly a little controversy, this post-apocalyptic tale about teenagers who fight to the death to help feed their families is so riveting and heartbreaking, I ceased all essential functions until I finished... (read more)

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The Snowy Day
The Snowy Day
by Ezra Jack Keats
Staff Pick
Young Peter wakes up to find that snow has fallen — and he can't wait to go outside and play! Though he's disappointed later when he finds out that he can't save a snowball in his pocket, his sadness melts when he wakes up the next morning to yet... (read more)

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The 13 Clocks
The 13 Clocks
by James Thurber
Staff Pick
Like so many other fairy tales, The 13 Clocks has a wicked duke, a beautiful princess, and a prince in disguise. But I've never read another book that has a Golux. In fact, I've never read another book like this one. Adults will laugh at the wordplay... (read more)

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Watership Down
Watership Down
by Richard Adams
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Bunnies, community, fantasy, adventure, danger — a classic pick for anyone who likes Brian Jacques, C. S. Lewis, or Erin Hunter.... (read more)

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The Fourteenth Goldfish
The Fourteenth Goldfish
by Jennifer L. Holm
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Little Bear (I Can Read Books: Level 1)
Little Bear (I Can Read Books: Level 1)
by Else Minarik
Staff Pick
Most of my reading these days is done by request, and Little Bear is always in heavy rotation. What can't that Little Bear do? He makes soup! He's a snow-day nudist! He goes to the "moon"! He convinces his mother to recap the previous three stories for... (read more)

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The Arrival
The Arrival
by Shaun Tan
Staff Pick
Shaun Tan, one of my favorite children's book illustrators, draws upon hundreds of years worth of immigrant stories to tell this single but universal tale: one of alienation, magic, and bravely bearing the wonderful and frightening strangeness of a new... (read more)

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Dragon Rider
Dragon Rider
by Cornelia Funke
Staff Pick
Since I found Funke's work two years ago, she has become one of my favorite children's fantasy writers. Her award-winning debut novel (in English translation), The Thief Lord, was followed by Inkheart and even a children's picture book, Princess Knight &#... (read more)

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The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #01)
The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #01)
by M. T. Anderson
Staff Pick
This is an astonishingly imagined and well-researched book. Octavian Nothing's life is chronicled in the style of a slave narrative, but at times reads like a futuristic nightmare. Though living in apparent luxury, Octavian and his mother are slaves to... (read more)

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Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1)
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1)
by Cassandra Clare
Staff Pick
This steampunk prequel to the Mortal Instruments series has everything a teen could want. Sixteen-year-old Tessa's introduction to London's Downworld shows her a world of danger and excitement. A dash of romance is added when she meets not one, but two... (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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