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The spy catchers of Maple Hill

The spy catchers of Maple Hill

by Megan Frazer Blakemore
Ages 9 - 12
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Hazel Kaplansky and new student Samuel Butler investigate rumors that a Russian spy has infiltrated their small Vermont town, amidst the fervor of Cold War era McCarthyism, but more is revealed than they could ever have imagined.

more like this: [friends] [mysteries] [spies]

Troll swap

Troll swap

by Leigh Hodgkinson
Ages 4 - 8
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Hilarity ensues when a little troll who prefers neatness in a sloppy family and a little girl who prefers noise and messiness in a very tidy family decide to swap places.

more like this: [family] [funny] [growing up] [trolls]

Jacob's new dress

Jacob's new dress

by Sarah and Ian Hoffman
Ages 4 - 8
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Jacob, who likes to wear dresses at home, convinces his parents to let him wear a dress to school too.

more like this: [dresses] [growing up]

What we found in the sofa (and how it saved the world)

What we found in the sofa (and how it saved the world)

by Henry Clark
Ages 9 - 12
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Finding a rare zucchini-colored crayon leads twelve-year-old River Monroe and his friends on an adventure with their eccentric neighbor to save Earth from invading interstellar storm troopers.

more like this: [funny] [science fiction]

Upside down babies

Upside down babies

by Jeanne Willis
Ages 4 - 8
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When the world tips upside down, baby animals tumble out of bed, landing in the arms of different mothers.

more like this: [animals] [babies] [stories in rhyme]

The odd one out

The odd one out: a spotting book

by Britta Teckentrup
Ages 4 - 8
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A search-and-find game combines rhyming couplets with complex patterned artwork that invites children to discover hidden surprises.

more like this: [animals] [more to explore] [puzzles]

Elmer and the whales

Elmer and the whales

by David McKee
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When Elmer the patchwork elephant and his cousin Wilbur decide to go whale-watching, as their grandfather Eldo did at their age, their journey becomes far more of an adventure than they anticipated.

more like this: [adventures] [elephants] [whales]

Is that my cat?

Is that my cat?

by Jonathan Allen
Ages 4 - 8
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Something's up with this rather large kitty--the same one who used to fit through the cat door, climbed trees fearlessly, and always wanted to play. Now, it takes two hands to pick her up, and now this fussy eater finishes all her food!

more like this: [cats] [animals]

Time for bed, Fred!

Time for bed, Fred!

by Yasmeen Ismail
Ages 4 - 8
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A child has a very difficult time getting Fred, the dog, to bed.

more like this: [animals] [bedtime] [dogs]

Paperboy

Paperboy

by Vince Vawter
Ages 9 - 12
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When an eleven-year-old boy takes over a friend's newspaper route in July, 1959, in Memphis, his debilitating stutter makes for a memorable month.

more like this: [family] [newbery honor] [stuttering] [historical fiction]

Nat the cat can sleep like that

Nat the cat can sleep like that

by Victoria Allenby
Ages 4 - 8
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Nat has a talent for sleeping all day long. Name any place in the house, and Nat can sleep in, on, under or sprawled over it. In fact, Nat is so devoted to slumber that the imaginative antics of a crazy kitten don't seem to bother him one bit, until...

more like this: [animals] [bedtime] [cats]

Some bugs

Some bugs

by Angela DiTerlizzi
Ages 4 - 8
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From butterflies and moths to crickets and cicadas, a rhyming exploration of backyard-bug behavior.

more like this: [animals] [bugs] [stories in rhyme]

Please, Louise

Please, Louise

by Toni Morrison
Ages 4 - 8
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On a gray, rainy day, everything seems particularly frightening and bad to Louise until she enters a library and finds books that help her to know and imagine the beauty and wonder that have been there all along.

more like this: [activities] [books] [fears] [libraries]

Al Capone does my homework

Al Capone does my homework

by Gennifer Choldenko
Ages 10 and up
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Moose Flanagan, who lives on Alcatraz along with his family and the families of the other prison guards, faces new challenges when his father is promoted to Associate Warden.

more like this: [al capone series] [autism] [prisons] [tween reads]

Happy Birthday, Moon book jacket

Happy Birthday, Moon

by Frank Asch
Ages 4 - 8
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Bear loves the moon so much that he wants to give him a birthday present. But he doesn't know when his birthday is or what to get him.

more like this: [birthdays] [moon] [repetitive books] [bears]

The Last Wild

The Last Wild

by Piers Torday
Ages 9 - 12
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In a world where animals no longer exist, twelve-year-old Kester Jaynes sometimes feels like he hardly exists either. Locked away in a home for troubled children, he's told there's something wrong with him. So when he meets a flock of talking pigeons and a bossy cockroach, Kester thinks he's finally gone crazy. But the animals have something to say. And they need him.

more like this: [orphans] [fantasy]

Gorilla

Gorilla

by Anthony Browne
Ages 4 - 8
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The story of a lonely girl, a friendly gorilla, and their enchanted night out.

more like this: [gorillas] [animals]

Orangutangled

Orangutangled

by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
Ages 4 - 8
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Two orangutans jump for some yummy, juicy mangoes and the next thing they know, Thump! Bump! Crash!--they fall into a gooey, gummy mess and start rolling through the jungle, completely oranguTANGLED!

more like this: [orangutans] [jungles] [animals]

When Elephant met Giraffe

When Elephant met Giraffe

by Paul Gude
Ages 4 - 8
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Loud, boisterous Elephant learns how to be friends with calm, quiet Giraffe.

more like this: [friends] [animals] [giraffes] [elephants]

Big rig

Big rig

by Jamie A Swenson
Ages 4 - 8
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Frankie, an eighteen-wheel, semi-truck invites the reader to join him on a job, introducing the work, mechanics, and terminology of trucking along the way.

more like this: [trucks] [things that go]

Zoom, zoom

Zoom, zoom: Sounds of things that go in the city

by Robert Burleigh
Ages 4 - 8
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From morning's joggers until night's last train, a boy notices and enjoys the many sounds made by people and things in a big city.

more like this: [sound] [stories in rhyme] [things that go]

Jessica Darling's It List :

Jessica Darling's It List

by Megan McCafferty
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The day before seventh grade begins, twelve-year-old Jessica Darling gets a list from her sister, whose popularity and beauty made her a junior-high standout, but when she tries to follow it, all goes awry, including losing her best friend.

more like this: [real life] [tween reads]


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