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The People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau
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Russell Sprouts by Johanna Hurwitz
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Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix
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Genre: Contemporary Fiction
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Top 10--ALA Best Books for Young Adults
An ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
Bank Street College’s Children’s Book Committee’s "Best Children’s Books of the Year...more
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This is the Hat by Nancy Van Laan
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Genre: Poetry/Rhyme
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This is the Hat is a rhyming story that tells the journey of one man's hat. It begins when an old man puts on his hat to go for a walk. The wind scoops his hat off and it flies away. Next, a spider finds it and decides...more
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How Much Is a Million? by David M. Schwartz
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Genre: K-3 Concept Book
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Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Honor Book
Beehive Award (Utah)
ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice
ALA Notable Children’s Book
Reading Rainbow Book
Bank Street Children's Book Award

This book is an excellent children's concept book. I...more
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The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
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And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson
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Banned Book

And Tango Makes Three is a true story about two male penguins living an "alternative lifestyle." In 1998, two male penguins, Roy and Silo, found each other at their home in the Central Park Zoo. They walked together, swam together, and spe...more
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Jack and the Night Visitors by Pat Schories
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Genre:Wordless Picture Book
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Jack and the Night Visitors is a wordless picture book with great illustrations that tells the story of some little aliens that come to visit Jack one night. It begins when Jack and his dog see a bright light ou...more
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My Granny Went to Market by Stella Blackstone
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Genre: Counting Book
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2005 Practical Pre-School Silver Award Winner

In this story one girl's Granny travels all over the world collecting souvenirs for her. At each country she visits one more souvenir then she did in the last country. Her very...more
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The Great Ball Game by Joseph Bruchac
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Genre: Cultural Folktale
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The Great Ball Game is an old Muskogee story. These people believed that long ago the birds and animals had an argument. The birds believed that they were better because they had wings, while the animals believed t...more
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