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From lighthearted children's books to adult mysteries, Barbara DaCosta enjoys looking at the odd, quirky things in life. DaCosta's forthcoming book is NIGHT SHADOWS, the touching story of an intergenerational friendship, DaCosta's third collaboration with Caldecott Medalist Ed Young. Their previous work includes Mighty Moby (a Minnesota Book Awards finalist) and bestseller Nighttime Ninja, , winner of the Children's Choice Award.

Ninja Goes Piggyback

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“Follow the Lego brick road.”



Have your own Nighttime Ninja Adventures! Visit


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Average rating: 3.6 · 2,122 ratings · 379 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
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3.64 avg rating — 1,578 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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The Cat From Hunger Mountain by Ed Young
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Exquisite art. A deep, meaningful tale.
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Black Ink by Stephanie Stokes Oliver
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Four of the Three Musketeers by Robert S. Bader
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Mighty Moby by Ed Young
For those who find Moby Dick daunting, I highly recommend Nathan Philbrick's Why Read Moby Dick as a starting point. Very readable and engaging.
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Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton
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Toad on the Road by Stephen Shaskan
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Beneath a Meth Moon by Jacqueline Woodson
Beneath a Meth Moon
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Almost no words to describe this stunning book.
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
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An incredibly important story. We owe so much to this woman.
Couldn't put the book down.
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"When in doubt, take it out.,”
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