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Blueberries for Sal (Picture Puffins)
Blueberries for Sal (Picture Puffins)
by Robert Mccloskey
Staff Pick
This classic is a must for anybody who has a child (or doesn't). Little Bear and Sal have an unexpected adventure when they go out blueberry picking with their mothers.... (read more)

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #07)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #07)
by J. K. Rowling
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I couldn't imagine a better ending for this extraordinary series. J. K. Rowling, thank you for staying true to your vision.... (read more)

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The Sea of Monsters: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book Two (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #02)
The Sea of Monsters: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book Two (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #02)
by Rick Riordan
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It is really cool when the second book in a series is even better than the first one... In The Sea of Monsters, Percy has to rescue his best friend, Grover, and he has to cross the Sea of Monsters (the Bermuda Triangle) to find the golden fleece. Sound... (read more)

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #07)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #07)
by J. K. Rowling
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I couldn't imagine a better ending for this extraordinary series. J. K. Rowling, thank you for staying true to your vision.... (read more)

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The Adventures of Captain Underpants (Captain Underpants #1)
The Adventures of Captain Underpants (Captain Underpants #1)
by Dav Pilkey
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As parents already know, Beginning Reader books are often very repetitive and boring, and many such books drive adults crazy as their children start learning to read out loud (because, let's face it people... they're our kids and we are not going to... (read more)

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The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #03)
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #03)
by Rick Riordan
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The Titan's Curse is the third book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, and Riordan is still going strong. The goddess Artemis is missing, and Percy and his friends have little time to rescue her. This time, Annabeth gets a little extra help... (read more)

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Harold and the Purple Crayon
Harold and the Purple Crayon
by Crockett Johnson
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A wonderful first book for your baby, this wordless picture book is about a little boy with a purple crayon, and as he draws across the page the illustrations come to life. When I "read" this book to my babies, I saw their eyes following the purple line.... (read more)

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Dresden Files #12: Changes
Dresden Files #12: Changes
by Jim Butcher
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Long ago, Susan Rodriguez was Harry Dresden's lover-until she was attacked and left struggling with the bloodlust of the vampiric Red Court. Now, she needs Harry's help. Harry's enemies have found the secret she has hidden for so long, and he will have... (read more)

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Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons
Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons
by Ernest Drake
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I originally picked up this beautiful book, published by Candlewick Press, just to look at it, thinking I might buy one at a later time. But I soon realized that I needed to have a copy in my possession immediately! Laden with attractive illustrations... (read more)

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Dragon Bones
Dragon Bones
by Patricia Briggs
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Ward of Hurog (heir apparent of Hurog's ruling family) has played the idiot for so long, in order to protect himself from his abusive father, that even after the old tyrant dies, he's still afraid to reveal his true self. Ward's father reaches from the... (read more)

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Eldest (Inheritance Cycle #02)
Eldest (Inheritance Cycle #02)
by Christopher Paolini
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In his online newsletter Alagaesia, Christopher Paolini shares, "Writing Eldest was one of the hardest things I've ever done, as was writing Eragon, although in different ways. I pushed myself with Eldest, both in terms of the characters, the story, and... (read more)

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Brisingr (Inheritance Cycle #3)
Brisingr (Inheritance Cycle #3)
by Christopher Paolini
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Brilliant! This, the third book in the Inheritance Cycle, was well worth the wait. There are dragons, thrills, and action aplenty — enough to satisfy any reader.... (read more)

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Dragon Blood
Dragon Blood
by Patricia Briggs
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It is well known that Ward has a soft spot for hurt or damaged things. Tisala, enlisted as a spy against Jakoven the king, was caught and tortured. She manages to escape, but needs help, and she treks to Hurog knowing that Ward will hide her and provide... (read more)

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Raven's Strike
Raven's Strike
by Patricia Briggs
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I find myself loving every bit of this series and rereading passages that I've just finished because I like them so much. Seraph, Tier, and family are back in this sequel to Raven's Shadow, trying to stop the Shadowed before disaster strikes. They must... (read more)

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Grave Secrets
Grave Secrets
by Kathy Reichs
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Kathy Reichs would appear to be one of the busiest authors out there — she's a forensic anthropologist, a teacher, and she writes books, too! And, Reichs's career mirrors the life of her main character, Dr. Temperance Brennan. In Grave Secrets... (read more)

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Evans Above (Constable Evan Evans Mysteries)
Evans Above (Constable Evan Evans Mysteries)
by Rhys Bowen
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This book feels like the perfect British cozy (despite the author being an American). It takes place in a small town, of which the majority of the population shares the same surname (Evans). Evans the Constable, aka Evans the Law, is our main character... (read more)

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First Lord's Fury: Codex Alera #06
First Lord's Fury: Codex Alera #06
by Jim Butcher
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Like the Vord Keepers entrapping hapless souls in Croach so they can be absorbed, I found myself unable to leave Butcher's story, only to be released on the final page. An awesome read.... (read more)

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Raven's Shadow
Raven's Shadow
by Patricia Briggs
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I find that Patricia Briggs writes believable characters that you really care about. Raven's Shadow is peopled with a race called Travelers. Like their name indicates, they are transient, traveling in small clans. Amongst the Travelers, once in a while... (read more)

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Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)
Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)
by Crockett Johnson
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A wonderful first book for your baby, this wordless picture book is about a little boy with a purple crayon, and as he draws across the page the illustrations come to life. When I "read" this book to my babies, I saw their eyes following the purple line.... (read more)

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Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
by Gary Paulsen
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I read Winterdance while camping in the mountains of eastern Oregon when it was cold, very cold (though I was snug and warm in my sleeping bag), but I was glad to not be experiencing the Arctic climes in the book. Gary Paulsen describes cold and snow the... (read more)

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