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When You Reach Me
When You Reach Me
by Rebecca Stead
Staff Pick
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 Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus #01)
The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus #01)
by Rick Riordan
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Devastated by the end of the Percy Jackson series? Cry no more! Fans can return to Camp Half-Blood in this brand-new series featuring the next generation of kids who are half human, half Greek god. Will Percy Jackson make an appearance? Find out!... (read more)

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Thirteen Reasons Why
Thirteen Reasons Why
by Jay Asher
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A fellow teen's suicide is certain to rock a school...but imagine the destruction that follows when the dead girl's classmates discover her tape recordings are being delivered one by one to each person she felt had a hand in her decision. If you're... (read more)

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I Am the Messenger
I Am the Messenger
by Markus Zusak
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I've got to hand it to Australian author Markus Zusak: this book single-handedly made me want to be a better person. As a lifelong reader, I feel a book like this, one that can really change people, comes around so rarely that Zusak must be recognized as... (read more)

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The Arrival
The Arrival
by Shaun Tan
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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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How I Live Now
How I Live Now
by Meg Rosoff
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A gritty, funny, and widely influential novel (it caused quite a stir!) that I guarantee you'll read time and time again. Powerful and worthy of many re-readings.... (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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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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Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2)
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2)
by Suzanne Collins
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Never have I been more excited for a sequel to be released than after I read Hunger Games, and thankfully, Suzanne Collins delivered. I burned through Catching Fire like it was on fire, hurtling through the revelations and heart-stopping twist. I am... (read more)

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Daddy, Papa, and Me
Daddy, Papa, and Me
by Leslea Newman
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Mommy, Mama, and Me and Daddy, Papa, and Me are two super-cute new board books that show a day in the life of two toddlers and their loving parents. From the first cup of juice in the morning to the final kiss goodnight, these board books — the first... (read more)

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I Love My New Toy! (Elephant and Piggie Books)
I Love My New Toy! (Elephant and Piggie Books)
by Mo Willems
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Willems, author of the wildly popular Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, captivates early readers with two expressive best friends, Elephant and Piggie. They navigate the perils of friendship, a la Frog and Toad, in entertaining stories that use... (read more)

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Mommy, Mama, and Me
Mommy, Mama, and Me
by Leslea Newman
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Mommy, Mama, and Me and Daddy, Papa, and Me are two super-cute new board books that show a day in the life of two toddlers and their loving parents. From the first cup of juice in the morning to the final kiss goodnight, these board books — the first... (read more)

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Paper Towns
Paper Towns
by John Green
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Part road trip novel and part mystery, Paper Towns is about an ordinary boy and the enigmatic girl next door, who charmingly sprinkle clues for him using Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. John Green doesn’t gloss over anything in the young adult... (read more)

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Now One Foot, Now the Other
Now One Foot, Now the Other
by Tomie dePaola
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Now One Foot, Now the Other is an absolutely sweet grandfather-grandson friendship story, but it's also a great tool for teaching kids about strokes and preparing them for the changes they might see. In fact, I had a young friend once who experienced... (read more)

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Before I Fall
Before I Fall
by Lauren Oliver
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I hardly ever find young-adult books whose main character is a maddeningly popular girl — the girl with the hot jock boyfriend and the fiercely close but catty top-tier friends — and yet, here one is. Before I Fall is a fantastically authentic... (read more)

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Liar
Liar
by Justine Larbalestier
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1. This book is fantastic. 2. It is told by Micah, a compulsive liar 3. It's kind of a love story, kind of a murder mystery, but it mostly defies categories. 4. I was never sure I could believe what she was telling me 5. I couldn’t stop reading it.... (read more)

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Friendly Tales (Little Golden Book Collections)
Friendly Tales (Little Golden Book Collections)
by Margaret Wise Brown
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A collection of 20 Golden Book stories by one of the most talented authors of children’s picture books. From the whimsical poems of The Friendly Book to the gentle stories of The Golden Sleepy Book, find out why there's so much more to Brown than just... (read more)

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Chains
Chains
by Laurie Halse Anderson
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Laurie Halse Anderson, who wrote one of my favorite young adult books, Speak, and won a gazillion awards for it, pushes the entire genre to another level (again) with this Revolutionary War-era novel. You could read tons of long-winded reviews of this... (read more)

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Zombies vs. Unicorns
Zombies vs. Unicorns
by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier
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It's the hottest debate du jour: which are better, zombies or unicorns? Some of the hippest young-adult authors weigh in on the issue in this too-cool-for-school anthology.... (read more)

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Tales from Outer Suburbia
Tales from Outer Suburbia
by Shaun Tan
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This set of illustrated short stories by staff favorite Shaun Tan offers a fabulous showcase of his range as an artist. Many of his stories are open-ended, which immediately drew a comparison in my mind to The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van... (read more)

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An Abundance of Katherines
An Abundance of Katherines
by John Green
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From the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars  Michael L. Printz Honor Book Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist Katherine V thought boys were gross Katherine X just wanted to be friends Katherine XVIII dumped him in an e-mail K-19... (read more)

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