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Books & More!2018-07-18T17:58:28+00:00

There are lots of great books for kids.  Check out these lists of titles recommended by the Youth Services staff here at the Library District.

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An Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers (EE Jef)

Babies around the World by Puck (EE Puc)

Brrr! Brrr! by Sebastien Braun  (EE Brr)

Colors: A Book by John J. Reiss (EE Rei)

Count with Little Fish by Lucy Cousins (EE Cou)

Dinosaur Discovery by Salina Yoon (EE Yoo)

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site: Let’s Go! by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld  (EE Rin)

Good Night, My Darling Baby by Alyssa Satin Capucilli (EE Cap)

Maisy’s Bus by Lucy Cousins (EE Cou)

Peekaboo Baby! by Sarah Ward (EE Pee)

A Seed Needs Sun by Kate Riggs (EE Rig)

Stanley’s Numbers by William Bee (EE Bee)

Vroom, Vroom, Trucks! by Karen Katz  (EE Kat)

Where Is Little Fish? by Lucy Cousins (EE Cou)

Why Cry? by Yusuke Yonezu (EE Yon)

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Bear Sees Colors by Karma Wilson (E Wil)

A Brave Bear by Sean Taylor (E Tay)

The Cat Book by Silvia Borando (E Bor)

Curious George and the Bunny by H.A. Rey (EE Cur)

Everyone Is Yawning by Anita Bijsterbosch (EE Bij)

Goodnight Everyone by Chris Haughton (E Hau)

I’ll Wait, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony   (E Ant)

The Jelly Bean Tree by Toni Yuly (E Yul)

Little Penguins by Cynthia Rylant (E Ryl)

Marc Brown’s Playtime Rhymes: A Treasury for Families to Learn and Play Together by Brown, Marc Tolon (J 398.8 Bro)

A Perfect Day by Lane Smith (E Smi)

Say Hello! by Rachel Isadora (EE Isa)

Shhh! This Book Is Sleeping by Cédric Ramadier and Vincent Bourgeau (EE Ram)

Vincent Paints His House by Tedd Arnold   (E Arn)

Walter’s Wonderful Web by Tim Hopgood  (E Hop)

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The Big Umbrella by Amy June Bates (E Bat)

The Boy and the Blue Moon by Sara O’Leary (E Ole)

Ducks Away! by Mem Fox (E Fox)

Grandma’s Purse by Vanessa Brantley-Newton (E Bra)

I’m a Duck by Eve Bunting (E Bun)

Little Mouse’s Big Breakfast by Christine Pym (E Pym)

Love by Matt de la Peña (E Del)

Mighty Tug by Alyssa Satin Capucilli (E Cap)

Moon, A Peek-through Picture Book by Britta Teckentrup (E Tec)

Old Hat by Emily Gravett (E Gra)

This Is the Nest That Robin Built by Denise Fleming (E Fle)

The Tiptoeing Tiger by Philippa Leathers (E Lea)

When’s My Birthday? by Julie Fogliano (E Fog)

Where, Oh Where, Is Baby Bear? by Ashley Wolff (E Wol)

Yellow Kayak by Nina Laden (E Lad)

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A Chip off the Old Block by Jody Jensen Shaffer (E Sha)

A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars by Seth Fishman (J 510.2 Fis)

A Seal Named Patches by Roxanne Beltran & Patrick Robinson (J 599.79 Bel)

After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat (E San)

Dumpling Dreams: How Joyce Chen Brought the Dumpling from Beijing to Cambridge by Katy Wu (J B CHEN)

Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall (E Bla)

I Am a Cat by Galia Bernstein (E Ber)

Mae among the Stars by Roda Ahmed (J B Jemison)

No Kimchi for Me! by Aram Kim (E Kim)

Read the Book, Lemmings! by Ame Dyckman (E Dyc)

The Boo-Boos that Changed the World: A True Story about an Accidental Invention (Really!) by Barry Wittenstein (J 617.13 Wit)

The Digger and the Flower by Joseph Kuefler (E Kue)

The Wolf, the Duck & the Mouse by Mac Barnett (E Bar)

This Is It by Daria Peoples-Riley (E Peo)

Windows by Julie Denos (E Den)

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Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian Selznick (ER Sel)

Clark the Shark and the Big Book Report by Bruce Hale (ER Hal)

Fearless Flyers, Dazzle Painters, and Code Talkers!  by Elizabeth Dennis (J 940.4 Den)

Llama Llama Loses a Tooth by Anna Dewdney (ER Dew)

Miguel and the Grand Harmony by Matt de la Peña (E Del)

My Toothbrush Is Missing by Jan Thomas (ER Tho)

Pete the Cat and the Cool Caterpillar by James Dean (ER Dea)

Petra by Marianna Coppo (E Cop)

Sakura’s Cherry Blossoms by Robert Paul Weston (E Wes)

Snail & Worm: Three Stories about Two Friends by Tina Kügler (ER Kug)

This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World by Matt Lamothe (J 305.23 Lam)

We Need More Nuts! by Jonathan Fenske (ER Fen)

Where’s Rodney? by Carmen Bogan (E Bog)

The Word Collector by Peter Hamilton Reynolds (E Rey)

You Can’t Bring a Sandwich to the Moon and Other Stories about Space! by Laurie Calkhoven (J 520 Cal)

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The Adventures of Caveboy by Sudipta Bardhan-Qualien (YR Bar)

Agnes and Clarabelle Celebrate! by Adele Griffin (YR Gri)

Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome (J B Tubman)

Big Foot and Little Foot by Ellen Potter (YR Pot)

Bug Blonsky and His Very Long List of Don’ts by E.S. Redmond (YR Red)

Heidi Heckelbeck Has a New Best Friend by Wanda Coven (YR Cov)

King & Kayla and the Case of the Mysterious Mouse by Dori Hillestad Butler (YR But)

Not-So-Lucky Lefty by Megan McDonald (ER Mcd)

Out of Remote Control by Ada Hopper (YR Hop)

Princess Posey and the Flower Girl Fiasco by Stephanie Greene (YR Gre)

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton (J 920.72 Cli)

Stinky Spike the Pirate Dog by Peter Meisel  (YR Mei)

Washington, D.C.: Our Nation’s Capital from A-Z by Alan Schroeder (J 975.3 Sch)

Wolfie and Fly by Cary Fagan (YR Fag)

Women Who Launched the Computer Age by Laurie Calkhoven (J 929 Cal)

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The Alien Next Door: The New Kid by A.I. Newton (YR New)

Battle of the Bands by Melody Reed (YR Ree)

Big Foot and Little Foot by Ellen Potter (YR Pot)

Bigfoot by Erin Peabody (J 001.94 Pea)

The Boo-Boos That Changed the World by Barry Wittenstein (J 617.13 Wit)

Bug Blonsky and His Very Long List of Don’ts by E.S. Redmond (YR Red)

Cody and the Heart of a Champion by Tricia Springstubb (YR Spr)

Dream March: Dr. Martin Luther king Jr., and the March On Washington by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson (J B King)

Lulu Is Getting a Sister by Judith Viorst (YR Vio)

Made For Each Other: Why Dogs and People Are Perfect Partners by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent (J 636.7 Pat)

Sherlock Holmes and the Disappearing Diamond by Sam Hearn (YR Hea)

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Quest for the Magic Porcupine by John Dougherty (YR Dou)

Terrific Tongues! by Maria Gianferrari (J 612 Gia)

Waylon!  Even More Awesome by Sara Pennypacker (YR Pen)

Wedgie & Gizmo vs. the Toof by Suzanne Selfors (J Sel)

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Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler by Steve Sheinkin (J She)

All That Trash: The Story of the 1987 Garbage Barge and Our Problem with Stuff by Meghan McCarthy (J 386.24 Mcc)

Avalanche!  by Terry Lynn Johnson (YR Joh)

Bat and the Waiting Game by Elana K. Arnold (J Arn)

Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You by Carole Boston Weatherford (J 323.092 Wea)

Ellie, Engineer by Jackson Pearce (J Pea)

The Friendship Code by Stacia Deutsch (J Deu)

Funny Kid for President by Matt Stanton (J Sta)

Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers (J 973 Egg)

Keep Your Paws Off by Mark Parisi (J Par)

The Losers Club by Andrew Clements (J Cle)

Mutant Bunny Island by Obert Skye (J Sky)

Overboard!  by Terry Lynn Johnson (YR Joh)

Rodent Rascals by Roxie Munro (J 599.35 Mun)

Trailblazer: The Story of Ballerina Raven Wilkinson by Leda Schubert (J B Wilkinson)

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Booked by Kwame Alexander (J Ale)

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson (J B Woodson)

Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances by Leland Melvin (J B Melvin)

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein (J Gra)

Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan (J Rya)

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly (J Kel)

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt (J Hun)

Girls Who Code by Reshma Saujan (J 920 Sau)

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai (J Lai)

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George (J Geo)

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (J Low)

Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper (J Dra)

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (J Cre)

The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis (J Cur)

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin (J Lin)

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The Adventurer’s Guild by Zack Loran Clark (J Cla)

Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan ( J Slo)

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya (J Car)

Fannie Never Flinched: One Woman’s Courage in the Struggle for American Labor Union Rights by Mary Cronk Farrell (J B Sellins)

The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez (J Per)

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women by Elena Favilli (J 307 Fav)

I Got This: To Gold and Beyond by Laurie Hernandez (J B Hernandez)

The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier (J Bra)

My Brigadista Year by Katherine Paterson (J Pat)

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon (J B Ginsberg)

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate (J App)

Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White by Melissa Sweet (J B White)

The Stars beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore (J Moo)

The Way to Bea by Kat Yeh (J Yeh)

The Wonderling by Mira Bartók (J Bar)

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Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu (Teen Fic Lu)

Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp (Teen Fic Nij)

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton    (Teen Fic Cla)

Between the Lines by Nikki Grimes (Teen Fic Gri)

The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary by NoNieqa Ramos   (Teen Fic Ram)

Down and Across by Arvin Ahmad   (Teen Fic Ahm)

Fandom: Fic Writers, Vidders, Gamers, Artists, and Cosplayers by Francesca Davis DiPiazza   (YA  302.23 Dip)

Flight Season by Marie Marquardt  (Teen Fic Mar)

The Forgotten Book by Mechthild Gläser   (Teen Fic Gla)

Girl on Pointe: Chloe’s Guide to Taking on the World by Chloe Lukasiak   (YA B Luk)

Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki by Kevin Crossley-Holland (YA 398.209 Cro)

Ten Things I Can See from Here by Carrie Mac (Teen Fic Mac)

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The Altered History of Willow Sparks by Tara O’Connor (TEEN GN Oco)

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey. Vol. 1, Who is Oracle? by Julie & Shawna Benson (TEEN GN Ben)

Behind the Scenes! 03 by Bisco Hatori (TEEN GN Hat v. 3)

The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui (TEEN GN Bui)

Black Panther. A Nation under Our Feet, Book 3 by Ta-Nehisi Coates (TEEN GN Coa)

I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina (TEEN GN Med)

Justice League. Vol. 4, Endless by Bryan Hitch (TEEN GN Jus v.4)

Louis Undercover by Fanny Britt (TEEN GN Bri)

My Brother’s Husband. Volume 1 by Gengoroh Tagame (TEEN GN Tag v.1)

New Super-Man. Volume 1. Made in China by Gene Luen Yang (TEEN GN Yan v.1)

Poe: Stories and Poems: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Gareth Hinds (YA 741.5 Hin)

Side Pieces by Scott Aukerman (TEEN GN Sid v.2)

The Walking Dead. Volume 29. Lines We Cross by Robert Kirkman (TEEN GN Kir v.29)

Wires and Nerve. Volume 2. Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer (TEEN GN Mey v.2)

Wonder Woman and Justice League America. Vol. 2 by many authors (TEEN GN Won v. 2)

Yona of the Dawn. Volume 5 by Mizuho Kusanagi (TEEN GN Kus v.5)