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Little House on the Prairie (Little House)
Little House on the Prairie (Little House)
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Staff Pick
Wilder's ability to capture the thought patterns of a child while also conveying the complex details of pioneer life make all her books fascinating.... (read more)

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The Book Thief
The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak
Staff Pick
"It's just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery..." Take your time reading this beautifully written book with an innovative... (read more)

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The Book Thief
The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak
Staff Pick
"It's just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery..." Take your time reading this beautifully written book with an innovative... (read more)

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It's a Book
It's a Book
by Lane Smith
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The perfect gift for the tech-weary child (or adult) in your life. Bold illustrations, simple text, and a barrelful of wit will remind readers of the joys to be found when you go offline and lose yourself in the pages of a favorite story.... (read more)

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Becoming Naomi Leon
Becoming Naomi Leon
by Pam Munoz Ryan
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Becoming Naomi Leon is a beautiful story about a girl who goes looking for her father and finds herself along the way. Pam Munoz Ryan blends the colors and smells of Mexico with the complexities of family in this heartwarming tale.... (read more)

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The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place
The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place
by E L Konigsburg
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Okay, the truth is it's been a while since I read The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place, but I remember thinking it would be a great book to read on a beach somewhere. It starts out like a typical underdog-at-summer-camp story where the protagonist is having... (read more)

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The Annotated Secret Garden
The Annotated Secret Garden
by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Unlock the secret to the Secret Garden with this beautifully geeked-out version. A cram-course, delivered with entertaining notes and packed with illustrations from dozens of artists, this book offers a peek into the world of Burnett's classic. A must... (read more)

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Hug Time
Hug Time
by Patrick Mcdonnell
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From Patrick McDonnell, creator of the comic strip Mutts, comes a heart-warming tale that is perfect for Valentine's Day. A kitten is so filled with love that he sets off to give the whole world a hug. He manages to hug about 45 different species... (read more)

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The Cow That Laid an Egg
The Cow That Laid an Egg
by Andy Cutbill and Russell Ayto
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An absurdly charming barnyard tale about a cow named Marjorie who lays an egg, this book is Dada for kindergartners. With punk-rock-inspired illustrations by Russell Ayto, this off-beat story reminds us all to lighten up.... (read more)

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Savage Summit: The True Stories of the First Five Women Who Climbed K2, the World's Most Feared Mountain
Savage Summit: The True Stories of the First Five Women Who Climbed K2, the World's Most Feared Mountain
by Jennifer Jordan
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K2, arguably the most dangerous mountain on Earth — between 1954 and 2003, fewer than 200 climbers had reached its summit, only 5 of whom were women. Jennifer Jordan, K2 expert, compassionately tells the stories of the unique women who made it to the... (read more)

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Art and Max
Art and Max
by David Wiesner
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Wiesner's newest masterpiece pays homage to the art theories and movements that have influenced his award-winning style over the years. A brilliant new picture book about art and friendship.... (read more)

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Manfish: The Story of Jacques Cousteau
Manfish: The Story of Jacques Cousteau
by Jennifer Berne
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Jacques Cousteau made a living swimming with the fishes. His movies and TV shows captivated the world and educated people about the wonders of the sea. Manfish gently describes the life of this extraordinary man through lovely paintings, interesting fold-... (read more)

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Braving Home: Dispatches from the Underwater Town, the Lava-Side Inn, and Other Extreme Locales
Braving Home: Dispatches from the Underwater Town, the Lava-Side Inn, and Other Extreme Locales
by Jake Halpern
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Ever ride out a hurricane? Or two? Cub reporter Jake Halpern was dubbed the "Bad Home Correspondent" after exploring some of the worst places to live in America. With thoughtful insight and integrity, Halpern opens the door to wild locations (from an... (read more)

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Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai (Frances Foster Books)
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai (Frances Foster Books)
by Claire Nivola
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A beautiful picture book about how Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai teaches the people of Kenya to care for their land by planting trees. Printed on recycled paper with breathtaking watercolor illustrations, this is a perfect gift for any eco... (read more)

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Poker Face: A Girlhood among Gamblers
Poker Face: A Girlhood among Gamblers
by Lederer
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Katy Lederer, little sister to world-class poker players Howard Lederer and Annie Duke, provides thoughtful insight in this lively memoir of family dysfunction and high stakes poker. This book is for any fan of well-written memoirs or No-Limit Texas Hold'... (read more)

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The Wall: Growing Up behind the Iron Curtain
The Wall: Growing Up behind the Iron Curtain
by Peter Sis
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Peter Sis is a master children's book author and illustrator, as his newest work clearly demonstrates. Combining intricate, beautiful artwork with autobiography and political history, he creates a poignant, deeply personal story about Cold War... (read more)

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Old Bear
Old Bear
by Kevin Henkes
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Henkes, author of Kitten's First Full Moon and Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, adds a new classic to his list with Old Bear. This lovable story about a bear that dreams while hibernating leaves me with a warm, fuzzy feeling every time I read it.... (read more)

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Little Tree
Little Tree
by e. e. cummings and Chris Raschka
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