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Maps
Maps
by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski
Staff Pick
I am obsessed with this book; I have spent hours poring over all of the maps. The authors include all sorts of information on various countries from around the world: historical events and people, landmarks, traditional food and dress, wildlife, and more... (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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Grasshopper Jungle
Grasshopper Jungle
by Andrew Smith
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I've never seen so much weird and awesome packed into one YA book, or so many giant praying mantisesseses [sic]. Add a ribaldly wonderful narrator plus a story that holds its sucker punches until the perfect moment, and you've got that rare thing: a boy... (read more)

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Gay America: Struggle for Equality
Gay America: Struggle for Equality
by Linas Alsenas
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This is a book that should be available for every teen, gay or straight. In fact, many adults could learn a thing or two about the history of gay Americans from this book. Using both primary and secondary sources, as well as a plethora of fantastic... (read more)

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The Little Prince Pop-Up
The Little Prince Pop-Up
by Antoine De Saint Exupery
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Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupand#233;ry's unique and gifted style. Howard, an acclaimed... (read more)

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Traction Man Meets Turbo Dog
Traction Man Meets Turbo Dog
by Mini Grey
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Is there any hero braver, stronger, more dashing, or more colorfully dressed than Traction Man? No! Is there any sidekick tougher, cuter, more loyal, or more helpful than Scrubbing Brush? Well... there might have to be. Scrubbing Brush is gone, and in... (read more)

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Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a Beat with CD (Audio) (Poetry Speaks Experience)
Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a Beat with CD (Audio) (Poetry Speaks Experience)
by Nikki Giovanni
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Have you been looking for a poetry collection that doesn't feature the same old classics found in every other collection? Are you trying to get a reluctant child interested in poetry? Look no further! In Hip Hop Speaks to Children, Nikki Giovanni has... (read more)

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Binky the Space Cat (Binky Adventure)
Binky the Space Cat (Binky Adventure)
by Ashley Spires
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Few cats have gone where Binky dreams of going: Space! He's trained; he's put on the space suit; he's built the rocket. What could be missing? This graphic novel delights young readers with its intrepid, adorable, and just-a-little-gassy feline hero.... (read more)

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Tomorrow, When the War Began: Tomorrow #01
Tomorrow, When the War Began: Tomorrow #01
by John Marsden
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Are you waiting impatiently for the final volume of Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games? Looking for something to tide you over in the meanwhile? Look no further! John Marsden's Tomorrow series has what you need: near-death adventure, a dangerous and... (read more)

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Sunday Chutney
Sunday Chutney
by Aaron Blabey
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When I grow up, I want to be just like Sunday Chutney. Her life isn't perfect, but she's happy. Everything about this book is both unique and comforting, from the richly colored illustrations to the simple yet occasionally off-the-wall sentences, and... (read more)

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Hate That Cat
Hate That Cat
by Sharon Creech
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Jack is back! For those of you who, like me, love Sharon Creech's Love That Dog, there couldn't be better news. Funny, touching, and perfect for reading aloud to a class that is learning about poetry, Hate That Cat is a perfect sequel to a middle-grade... (read more)

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Parrotfish
Parrotfish
by Ellen Wittlinger
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Ellen Wittlinger once again captures the complexity and diversity of teenage experiences. As Angela transitions to Grady, both he and the people around him struggle with what it means to be accepting and what it means to love. Parrotfish transcends the... (read more)

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Haiku Baby
Haiku Baby
by Betsy E Snyder
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Haiku Baby is a sweet and simple book that introduces haiku to young poetry lovers. The adorable illustrations and page tabs make it especially infant and toddler friendly.... (read more)

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Pretty Monsters: Stories
Pretty Monsters: Stories
by Kelly Link
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Link is one of today's most original and talented short story writers. Pretty Monsters, her first collection for young adults, combines both old and new material — all of which is magical and entrancing.... (read more)

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Very LeFreak
Very LeFreak
by Rachel Cohn
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Very (Veronica) LeFreak has just started college. She spends more time with her technology than she does in the real world, and has some very complicated relationships with her roommate, her real-life boyfriend, and her super-secret Internet crush. When... (read more)

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The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman
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Neil Gaiman has once again created a world filled with both dark humor and adventure. Nobody Owens, orphaned as an infant, is raised by the ghosts, ghouls, and werewolves of a graveyard. Exciting and oddly touching!... (read more)

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Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy
Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy
by Jacky Davis
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She's back! Lulu, the creative, spunky heroine of last year's bestseller Ladybug Girl, has returned for another exciting adventure. The sequel is even better than the original, if you can believe it! Lulu teams up with her friend Sam to become Ladybug... (read more)

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Sensible Hare and the Case of Carrots
Sensible Hare and the Case of Carrots
by Daren King
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Like many classic hardboiled mysteries, Daren King's new chapter book opens in the hallway outside of a dusty, run-down detective agency. The difference here is that the detective is Sensible Hare, and the story is filled with silliness, kung-fu ears... (read more)

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Sprout
Sprout
by Dale Peck
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This is the one of the best young adult novels of the year, and is without a doubt among the best-written young adult books I have ever read. Sprout is the story of Daniel Bradford (his nickname is Sprout; note the green hair on the cover), a smart... (read more)

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Eli the Good
Eli the Good
by Silas House
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